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20 Years of Composer Portraits and 10 Years as Executive Director

20 Years of Composer Portraits and 10 Years as Executive Director

Melissa Smey discusses the 20th Anniversary of Composer Portraits and her 10th year as Miller’s Executive Director with writer Lara Pellegrinelli.
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08/20/19

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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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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04/19/19

The New York Times: “A Composer’s Redacted Music and Raucaus Noise”

Zachary Woolfe reviews David T. Little’s Composer Portrait: “...crushing sonic violence coexist with oases of serene lyrical beauty…”

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04/16/19

The New Yorker: “The Shape-Shifting Music of Tyshawn Sorey”

An outstanding review of Tyshawn Sorey’s Composer Portrait by Alex Ross, who calls Sorey a “defiant identity on the border between classical music and jazz.”

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04/04/19

David T. Little Shares his Playlist

In advance of his Composer Portrait at Miller, David T. Little tells us what he is listening to for inspiration; it’s an eclectic mix ranging from symphonic to rock music.

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04/03/19

Cracking the Code: David T. Little

Executive Director Melissa Smey discusses David T. Little’s upcoming Composer Portrait on April 18, featuring American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME) and Third Coast Percussion.

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03/29/19

The New York Times: “Roam the Spectrum With Tyshawn Sorey”

Tyshawn Sorey’s Composer Portraits performance on March 28 was reviewed by Seth Colter Walls for The New York Times.

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03/29/19

The New York Times Recommends Rebecca Fischer’s Pop-Up

The New York Times’ guide to the city’s best classical music and opera happening this weekend and in the week ahead includes Miller’s Pop-Up concert on 4/2.

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03/25/19

The New Yorker Features Tyshawn Sorey’s Composer Portrait

This week’s “Goings On About Town” highlights Tyshawn Sorey’s upcoming Portrait at Miller, accompanied by an illustration of the artist.

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03/08/19

How Tyshawn Sorey’s Portrait Came About

A Q&A with Executive Director Melissa Smey by Lara Pellegrinelli about Tyshawn Sorey’s Composer Portrait on March 28.

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