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Miller Theatre Opens the 2017-18 Composer Portraits Series with Marcos Balter

Miller Theatre
at Columbia University 

opens the 2017 - 18 Composer Portraits series with the

Marcos Balter


International Contemporary Ensemble

Thursday, November 16, 2017, 8:00 p.m.

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

“I am lucky to always know who will be premiering my works while I am writing them,” says Marcos Balter. It seems only fitting that this Portrait features the International Contemporary Ensemble, for whom Balter has written numerous works spanning more than a decade. Wickedly humorous, colorful, and unapologetically sensual, Balter’s music has earned him a passionate following. These elements are showcased in a program that includes Descent from Parnassus and Codex Seraphinianus, two works written specifically for ICE. "Balter's music evolves slowly, creating vivid emotional contexts and inviting the listener to savor sounds," wrote The Washington Post

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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.