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Miller Theatre’s Mission: Commission podcast ends today with final reveal of new works


Miller Theatre at Columbia University
School of the Arts

today launches the 6th and final episode of its

MISSION: COMMISSION podcast (Season Two)

and reveals recordings of the 3 final pieces written for Parker Quartet by 

OSCAR BETTISON • VIJAY IYER • KATE SOPER


Since the podcast began on April 19, audiences have had 
rare access to the creative journeys of these 3 composers 
as they write newly commissioned pieces of music in just 6 weeks.


Media is invited to review the podcast in its totality
and/or the resulting compositions:

ALL KEENS AND SLOW AIRS by Oscar Bettison
ROOM FOR GHOSTS by Vijay Iyer (Iyer joins the Parker Quartet on piano);
TELEPHONE by Kate Soper (Soper joins the Parker Quartet as soprano). 
Telephone was made possible with lead commissioning support from Sean T. Buffington.

Hosted by MELISSA SMEY, Executive Director of Miller Theatre

Produced by GOLDA ARTHUR 
(Vox, Marketplace, BBC World Service) 


Available for free at missioncommissionpodcast.com,
Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts

Media: To receive an advance of the complete first episode,
please email aleba@alebaco.com


Download the full press release


For further information, and to arrange interviews,
please contact Aleba & Co. at 212/206-1450 or aleba@alebaco.com.

For photos, please contact Lauren Bailey Cognetti at lrb2113@columbia.edu