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Composer Portraits continue with Chen Yi

Miller Theatre
at Columbia University 

continues its 2017 - 18 Composer Portraits series with 

Chen Yi


Curtis 20/21 Ensemble
David Ludwig, artistic director

Saturday, December 2, 2017, 8:00 p.m.

Miller Theatre (2960 Broadway at 116th Street)
Tickets: $20-$30 • Students with valid ID: $7-$18 

Shaped by her experience coming of age during the Cultural Revolution, Chen Yi’s early influences included Chinese traditional music and Western classical music. She is a master of contemporary technique and a strong advocate for music’s power to connect audiences of different cultural backgrounds. In the words of The New York Times, “Chen Yi’s music is about storytelling and theater, and a search for striking and original effects.” The spirited Curtis 20/21 Ensemble will take on Chen’s impressive chamber works, including the evocative Happy Rain on a Spring Night. 

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Columbia University’s Miller Theatre is located north of the Main Campus Gate
at 116th St. & Broadway on the ground floor of Dodge Hall.

For photos, please contact Lauren Bailey at 212/854-1633 or lrb2113@columbia.edu.