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Miller Announces Mission: Commission Podcast

Miller Announces Mission: Commission Podcast

A six-episode podcast demystifying the process of how classical music gets made hosted by Miller Theatre Executive Director Melissa Smey.
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03/16/20

Miller Theatre events cancelled through the end of April

Miller Theatre announces that all events have been canceled through April 30 because of coronavirus concerns.

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03/11/20

Watch Live—Bach Collection

Tune in at 8pm on Thursday, March 12 for a live-stream of Bach Collection, featuring pianist Simone Dinnerstein and Baroklyn.

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02/13/20

Melissa Smey Awarded Robert D. Bielecki Foundation Grant

The Robert D. Bielecki Foundation honors Melissa Smey for “setting the gold standard for presenting organizations internationally.”

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02/07/20

The New York Times: The Uninhibited Joy of Caroline Shaw’s Music

Caroline Shaw’s Composer Portraits performance on February 6 was reviewed by Joshua Barone for The New York Times.

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01/22/20

What You Should Know About Oscar Bettison’s Composer Portrait

Melissa Smey discusses the adventurous work of Oscar Bettison and Miller’s history with Alarm Will Sound.

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01/06/20

The Making of the Composer Portrait of Caroline Shaw

In advance of the upcoming Composer Portrait of Caroline Shaw, Melissa Smey discusses the making of the Portrait, including a welcomed return of the ensemble Sō Percussion.

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12/09/19

Melissa Smey: Portrait of a Curator in Evolution

The Log’s Steve Smith sat down with Melissa Smey to discuss Miller’s Composer Portraits series, now celebrating its 20th season.

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12/05/19

Melissa Smey is among Musical America’s 2019 Professionals of the Year

Musical America Worldwide, an industry publication for the performing arts, has chosen Melissa Smey as one of this year’s “Top 30” movers & shakers of the performing arts.

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11/15/19

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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