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01/06/20

Composer Portraits Continues with Caroline Shaw

Attacca Quartet and Sō Percussion, both close collaborators of the composer, perform a program of the Pulitzer Prize winner’s works from the last decade.

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01/02/20

Bach from the Piano Series Opens with “Bach Sonatas”

The three-concert series Bach from the Piano, curated by Simone Dinnerstein, opens with “Bach Sonatas,” featuring Christina Jennings (flute), Rebecca Fischer (violin), Alexis Pia Gerlach (cello), and Dinnerstein (piano).

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12/19/19

New York Baroque Incorporated Makes Its Miller Debut

The talented New York Baroque Incorporated makes its Miller debut with a program reflecting the life of Jean-Baptiste Lully, the godfather of French opera.

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12/10/19

Announcing the 2020 Winter Pop-Up Concerts

Miller’s winter Pop-Up Concert lineup offers four unique opportunities to experience a range of contemporary works, including several premieres, performed by a cohort of genre-defying musicians.

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11/13/19

Early Music Series Continues with the Tallis Scholars

The venerable Tallis Scholars make their annual appearance at Miller Theatre, exploring the ways in which composers from different eras and backgrounds reacted to the same seminal texts.

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11/11/19

Carnival of the Animals Returns for the Holiday Season

This beloved annual tradition at Miller Theatre immerses the audience in the magical world of the animal kingdom, as the celebrated music of Carnival of the Animals is brought to life with charming and unconventional puppetry.

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11/07/19

Cyrus Chestnut Quartet performs “A Charlie Brown Christmas” on Miller’s Jazz series

The virtuosic and spirited pianist Cyrus Chestnut and his quartet celebrate the season with a festive evening performing their soulful twist on Vince Guaraldi’s beloved score from “A Charlie Brown Christmas.”

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11/04/19

Composer Portraits Continues with Bright Sheng

MacArthur Fellow Bright Sheng is one of the foremost composers of our time, whose music ranges from dramatic to lyrical, with strong influences of the folk and classical music of Eastern and Central Asia. He returns to Columbia, where he received his D.M.A. in composition, for this Portrait of recent works.

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10/21/19

Brandee Younger Quintet Opens 2019-20 Jazz Series

With a style reminiscent of the great Dorothy Ashby and Alice Coltrane, the genre-defying Brandee Younger has helped to re-introduce the harp as a powerful jazz instrument. For this event, she collaborates with some of her esteemed contemporaries: Chelsea Baratz (saxophone), Anne Drummond (flute), Dezron Douglas (bass), and E.J. Strickland (drums)

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10/16/19

Composer Portraits Continues with Annea Lockwood

Miller Theatre presents a Composer Portrait of Annea Lockwood, with the adventurous piano and percussion quartet Yarn/Wire who returns to perform a world premiere commission, alongside three other works, including the technically demanding Becoming Air, written for and performed by trumpeter Nate Wooley.

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