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Bridging Traditions with Bright Sheng

Bridging Traditions with Bright Sheng

Bright Sheng was born in China, but has spent much of his life in the United States. He is someone who bridges traditions, with music that is often highly dramatic in nature.
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11/08/19

The New York Times features the “Composer’s Journey” of Annea Lockwood

Kerry O’Brien profiles Annea Lockwood, in advance of her Composer Portrait on November 14: “Burning Pianos and Whispering Rivers: A Composer’s Journey.”

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10/21/19

Pushing Boundaries with Annea Lockwood

Executive Director Melissa Smey discusses Annea Lockwood’s upcoming Composer Portrait on November 14, featuring Estelí Gomez, Nate Wooley, and Yarn/Wire.

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10/20/19

Praise for Miller’s New Chamber Opera DESIRE

The world premiere of Hannah Lash’s new chamber opera, DESIRE, commissioned by Miller Theatre, opened on October 16 to critical praise from reviewers.

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10/16/19

The Spirit interviews Melissa Smey about Miller Theatre

The Upper West Side’s local paper, The Spirit, features an interview with Melissa Smey on how she is out to change conventional perceptions of classical music with programming at Miller Theatre.

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10/11/19

The New York Times profiles Hannah Lash and the world premiere of “Desire”

In advance of the world premiere of Desire on October 16 & 17 at Miller Theatre, Ryan Ebright of The New York Times interviews composer Hannah Lash about her newest chamber work.

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09/23/19

The Path to Vijay Iyer’s Composer Portrait

Executive Director Melissa Smey discusses Vijay Iyer’s upcoming Composer Portrait on October 24, featuring violinist Jennifer Koh and The Knights.

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09/13/19

The New York Times Fall Preview Highlights ‘Composer Portraits’ & ‘Desire’

Miller’s signature series and Hannah’s Lash’s new chamber opera included in “10 Months of Classical Concerts You Won’t Want to Miss.”

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09/06/19

Melissa Smey on Anthony Braxton at 75

Executive Director Melissa Smey discusses Anthony Braxton’s upcoming Composer Portrait on September 25, which launches the 20th season of Miller’s flagship series.

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09/05/19

“Tales from the Mano River” Transforms Miller’s Lobby

Brooklyn-born artist Adama Delphine Fawundu transforms the lobby of Miller Theatre with a new installation, Tales from the Mano River, made of composited images of the Mano River in West Africa.

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05/02/19

The New York Times on Miller’s 2019-20 Season

Miller Theatre today announced its 2019-20 Season, and The New York Times featured the exciting season ahead.

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