Ann Cleare
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Composer Portraits

A cornerstone of Miller’s programming, these evening-length musical profiles explore the work of a single...

Composer Portraits

Ann Cleare

International Contemporary Ensemble

Thursday, March 1, 2018, 8pm

Miller Theatre at Columbia University

Single Tickets on Sale: Monday July 24, 10am
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Addressing themes that range from darkness and isolation to perception and discovery, Ann Cleare has an uncanny ability to translate our innermost experiences and emotions through music. But the spatial and visual aspects of sound excite her, too, as in the multi-dimensional eyam iv (Pluto’s Farthest Moons). International Contemporary Ensemble presents some of the young Irish composer’s most striking works, including the square of yellow light that is your window, inspired by fellow Irish artist Oscar Wilde.


Performers


Repertoire

  • New work for ICE  (2017) world premiere, Miller Theatre and ICE co-commission
  • eyam iv (2014, rev. 2018) world premiere
  • the square of yellow light that is your window (2013-14)
  • Dorchadas (2007)

Additional Information


Major support for Composer Portraits is provided by the National Endowment for the Arts.

With the friendly support of the Ernst von Siemens Music Foundation

Photo by Mark Duggan for Miller Theatre.