Luca Francesconi
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Composer Portraits

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Composer Portraits

Luca Francesconi

Thursday, February 3, 2022, 8pm

Miller Theatre at Columbia University

The adventurous Ensemble Signal returns to perform two important premieres by Italian composer Luca Francesconi, whose “music is the result of a fearless creative voraciousness” (The Guardian). His Portrait features a pair of works, including the New York premiere of Trauma Etudes—a large-scale, powerful piece that reflects on the human experience of trauma in a modern world.


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Performers

  • Lauren Radnofsky cello
  • Ensemble Signal
  • Brad Lubman conductor
  • Paul Coleman sound director

Repertoire

  • Trauma Etudes (2018) New York premiere
  • Unexpected End of Formula (2008) U.S. premiere

Additional Information


Miller Theatre's 2021-22 season is supported by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature, and by the Howard Gilman Foundation.

Support for contemporary music is provided by the Aaron Copland Fund for Music. Additional support is provided by the Amphion Foundation.

Presented with the friendly support of the Ernst von Siemens Music Foundation.

Photo by Alessandro Grassani for Miller Theatre