Luca Francesconi
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Composer Portraits

For over twenty years, Miller's flagship series has fostered the creation of new work, served as an incubator...

Composer Portraits

Luca Francesconi

Thursday, November 3, 2022, 8pm

Miller Theatre at Columbia University

Single Tickets on Sale: Monday July 25, 12pm
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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—long overdue from two separate postponements over the course of the pandemic—features a pair of works, including Trauma Etudes—a large-scale, powerful piece that reflects on the human experience of trauma in a modern world.

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

Additional Information

Miller Theatre's 2022-23 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.