Miami Lyric Opera presents Pietro Mascagni's "L'Amico Fritz." Set in a small Jewish community in Alsace, France, a love story unfolds after wealthy bachelor Fritz Kobus bets Rabbi David — a persistent matchmaker — that he shall be forever solo. The wager — his vineyard. 8-10:30 p.m. March 10 and 12. Colony Theatre, 1040 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. $25 students. $30 others. Details: (305) 674-1040 or www.miamilyricopera.org.
Nashville-based songwriter Alan Rhody performs folk and country-blues songs. 8 p.m. The Luna Star Café, 775 NE 125th St., North Miami. $10. Details: www.lunastarcafe.com.
MUSIC AT THE MUSEUM
The South Beach Chamber Ensemble presents a free outdoor concert, featuring performances by a string quartet, video projections, Nigerian dancer/drummer Vincent Onokurte and award-winning poet Carlos Pintado. 8 p.m. Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: www.sobechamberensemble.org.
Legendary, 85-year-old piano master and vocalist Henry Gray shaped postwar Chicago blues piano and has played with the likes of Billy Boy Arnold, Morris Pejoe, the Rolling Stones and Muddy Waters performs for one night only in Miami Beach with his band Henry Gray and the Cats. 8:30 p.m. Colony Theatre, 1040 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. $35 general admission. $50 VIP ticket. Details: (305) 324-4337 or www.tigertail.org.
The internationally recognized Poulenc Trio performs in concert. The group is composed of Vladimir Lande on the oboe, Bryan Young on the bassoon and Irina Kaplan on the piano. 4 p.m. Gusman Concert Hall at the University of Miami, 1314 Miller Drive, Coral Gables. $10 students. $30 others. Details: (305) 271-8449 or www.miamicivicmusic.org.
Mark Fernicola performs jazz, swing, ballads, blues, Latin music and more with his 18-piece Last Flight Out Big Band. Dine and dance through three hours of continuous music in an upscale supper-club atmosphere. 5:30 p.m. showtime. 6 p.m. music starts. Eden Roc Renaissance Miami Beach, 4525 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. $50-$225. Details: (800) 838-3006 or www.brownpapertickets.com.
Pianist Phillip Glass performs some of his most recent compositions for solo acoustic piano. 8 p.m. New World Center, 500 17th St., Miami Beach. $51.50-$76.50. Details: (305) 673-3331 or www.newworldcenter.com.
JAZZ AT THE BETSY
Jazz singer Nicole Henry performs at B Bar, an intimate lounge in the historic Betsy hotel. 9 p.m. B Bar at The Betsy South Beach, 1440 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach. No cover or minimum. Details: (305) 760-8288 or www.thebetsyhotel.com.