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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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02/12/19

The New Yorker Features Wang Lu’s Composer Portrait

“Goings On About Town” highlights Wang Lu’s upcoming Portrait at Miller, accompanied by a striking illustration of the artist.

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02/11/19

More People Need to Know About Wang Lu

A Q&A with Executive Director, Melissa Smey, about Wang Lu’s upcoming Composer Portrait on February 21 featuring Yarn/Wire and International Contemporary Ensemble.

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01/31/19

Columbia Spectator: Why Do the Arts Matter?

Executive Director Melissa Smey reflects on how integral the arts have been to her life and why CU students should take time for arts in the new year.

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12/06/18

“The Best Classical Music of 2018” (New York Times) Features Miller Theatre Productions

The New York Times annual roundup of the best classical music of the year features “Proving Up” and Kate Soper’s “Ipsa Dixit.”

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11/27/18

Video: Celebrating 30 Years of Miller Theatre History

This season, we celebrate the past, present, and future of Miller Theatre, which ties into an important legacy of the arts at Columbia University.

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11/20/18

The New York Times Reviews Du Yun’s Composer Portrait

Du Yun’s Composer Portraits performance on November 15 was reviewed by Seth Colter Walls for The New York Times and deemed a NYT Critic’s Pick.

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11/12/18

The New Yorker: Du Yun’s Electronic Evolution, at Miller Theatre

Du Yun’s November 15 Composer Portraits performance is featured in The New Yorker’s classical listings this week with a full-page photo.

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11/01/18

Building the Unique Universe of Du Yun’s Composer Portrait

Q&A with Executive Director, Melissa Smey, about Du Yun’s upcoming Composer Portrait featuring the International Contemporary Ensemble.

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10/29/18

The New York Times Reviews Kate Soper’s Composer Portrait

Kate Soper’s October 27th Composer Portraits performance was reviewed by Zachary Woolfe for The New York Times and deemed a NYT Critic’s Pick.

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10/18/18

Bringing Kate Soper’s IPSA DIXIT to Miller

Q&A with Executive Director, Melissa Smey, about Kate Soper’s Composer Portrait.

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