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Miller Announces the 2022-23 Season

"To be back in a space that presents new music so warmly
and, in the best sense, casually was a gift."
— Zachary Woolfe in THE NEW YORK TIMES after live concerts returned last season

 

Miller Theatre at Columbia University
School of the Arts

announces a bold, premiere-filled

2022-23 Season


Featuring four iconic Miller series:
 Composer Portraits • Jazz • Early Music • Bach

U.S. & world premieres & recent works by an eclectic group of composers from around the world:
Liza Lim (Australia) • Luca Francesconi (Italy) • Øyvind Torvund (Norway) Suzanne Farrin (U.S.) • Nicole Mitchell (U.S.)

The return of preeminent music groups and artists who call Miller home:
Ensemble Signal • International Contemporary Ensemble • JACK Quartet • Yarn/Wire
Vijay Iyer • Simone Dinnerstein • Vox Luminis • Orlando Consort
Tallis Scholars • Stile Antico

Miller debuts include:
countertenor Reginald Mobley (Bach) • Gesualdo Six (Early Music)
Sean Jones (Jazz) • Luciana Souza and Vince Mendoza (Jazz)
 

* Subscriptions on sale starting June 22, 2022 *
* Single tickets on sale starting July 25, 2022 *
 



O V E R V I E W


THE ORIGINAL COMPOSER PORTRAITS SERIES
Miller's signature series since 1999 | Each composer to attend their Portrait

LIZA LIM
JACK Quartet premieres Lim's transformative String Creatures, a Miller co-commission that will be heard in concert halls on three continents (9/29)

 
LUCA FRANCESCONI
Ensemble Signal premieres two large-scale works by the fearless Italian composer in a concert rescheduled from last season (11/3)

 
SUZANNE FARRIN
The Guggenheim Fellow and Rome Prize winner showcases her visceral compositions and virtuosic ondes Martenot playing with International Contemporary Ensemble (2/2)

 
ØYVIND TORVUND
An all-star cast of musicians, including Yarn/Wire and JACK Quartet, premiere two new works by the genre-blending Norwegian composer (3/2)

 
NICOLE MITCHELL
International Contemporary Ensemble surveys the last decade of the virtuosic flutist and composer's wide-ranging compositions (3/30)

 

JAZZ COMPOSERS SHINE TOO
LUCIANA SOUZA AND VINCE MENDOZA (10/15)
The two join forces for Storytellers, a big band celebration of Brazilian jazz

 VIJAY IYER TRIO (2/4)
Dream trio of Iyer on piano, Tyshawn Sorey on drums, and Linda May Han Oh on bass

 SEAN JONES QUARTET (3/4)
The trumpeter/bandleader makes debut performing originals and standards


EARLY MUSIC RETURNS TO SMOKY MARY'S IN MIDTOWN
WITH 5 STELLAR BRITISH & BELGIAN ENSEMBLES

VOX LUMINIS performs a big, beautiful program of Monteverdi (10/22) 
ORLANDO CONSORT reflects on the music of Josquin (11/19) 
TALLIS SCHOLARS explore the influence of Virgin Mary on sacred music (12/10)
 GESUALDO SIX makes debut with showcase of Renaissance masterworks (2/18)
 STILE ANTICO celebrates extraordinary English composer William Byrd (4/29)

BACH WITH SIMONE DINNERSTEIN AS CURATOR/PIANIST
Dinnerstein joins Ensemble Baroklyn and Reginald Mobley in Bach Cantatas (10/20)
Cellist Alexis Pia Gerlach joins Dinnerstein in Bach's three Gamba Sonatas (11/17)
Dinnerstein, Awadagin Pratt, and Wael Farouk present a piano extravaganza (12/8)

MORNINGSIDE LIGHTS
First time in person since 2019 • Concept/direction by Processional Arts Workshop
Concept and direction by Processional Arts WorkshopThe 11th annual program brings the Morningside community together for free workshops and an outdoor procession featuring handmade lanterns (9/24 with workshops beginning 9/17)


Plus this spring:

POP-UP CONCERTS RETURN WITH AUDIENCE ONSTAGE
"Close to the music" takes on new meaning with this spontaneous, free modern music series (last seen pre-pandemic), with free drinks at cocktail hour
 

SEASON THREE of MISSION: COMMISSION PODCAST
The much-praised reality podcast follows a new group of composers across a six-week deadline, revealing their completed works in the last episode

 


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