Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts Announces The 2016-17 Season

Mike Lawson • News • May 20, 2016

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Miller TheatreMiller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts  Announces The 2016-17 Season


Opening Night With Steve Reich

80th Birthday Celebration (with two rarities)

Ensemble Signal plays 2 major works: Daniel Variations and You Are (Variations)


Tim Munro Goes Solo

The former eighth blackbird flutist launches solo career with premiere-filled program that evokes dreams & stories, with soprano/composer Kate Soper


Seven International Composer Portraits

Miller’s signature series since 1999 • Each composer to attend his/her Portrait


John Zorn: Dream team of new music superstars performs 5 world premieres


Lei Liang: East meets West as Schick conducts, with JACK, loadbang, Dresser


Zosha Di Castri: Yarn/Wire & Ekmeles introduce music of this young Canadian


Beat Furrer: Either/Or performs a long overdue Portrait of the Austrian master


Misato Mochizuki: Known in Europe & Japan, now in NY with Yarn/Wire


Johannes Maria Staud: Signal plays the Austrian’s inviting electronic work


Klas Torstensson: Sweden’s Ensemble SON joins Either/Or to introduce the music of this important

composer to NY


Early music masters from U.K.. & U.S.


The Tallis Scholars


New York Polyphony


Stile Antico


Orlando Consort


Two Family Productions Directed & Designed By Lake Simons Give New Life To Puppet Theater

A witty & magical Carnival of the Animals by Saint-Saëns returns over the holidays

The Bremen Town Band with a new score by Courtney Bryan premieres in May


An Especially Wide-Ranging Jazz Series


Vijay Iyer Trio


Alicia Olatuja Sextet


Ambrose Akinmusire Quartet


Sfjazz Collective: A Tribute to Miles Davis


Year 5 Of Pop-Up Concerts With Audience Onstage

“Close to the music” takes on new meaning with this spontaneous

& free series of hour-long early-evening concerts


The 5th Annual Morningside Lights:


Concept and direction by Processional Arts Workshop

Miller throws open the doors again this fall, inviting neighbors to join lantern-making and music workshops culminating in a spectacular illuminated parade


Tomo Mori

Miller’s 4th Site-Specific Mural Commission

Miller Theatre commissions artist Tomo Mori

to transform Miller’s lobby into a 360-degree artwork

In collaboration with The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Gallery


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