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Miller Theatre Presents A Composer Portrait Of Italy's LUCA FRANCESCONI, November 3

Ensemble Signal performs two large-scale works by the Italian composer in a concert rescheduled from last season.

Miller Theatre Presents A Composer Portrait Of Italy's LUCA FRANCESCONI, November 3

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts continues its 2022-23 Composer Portraits series with Luca Francesconi.

Ensemble Signal performs two large-scale works by the Italian composer in a concert rescheduled from last season. The program also features an onstage discussion with Luca Francesconi and Melissa Smey, Thursday, November 3, 8:00 P.M. at Miller Theatre (2960 Broadway at 116th Street). Tickets starting at $20; Students with valid ID starting at $10

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) and who studied with Stockhausen and Berio. His Portrait-long overdue from two separate postponements over the course of the pandemic-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.

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

Artists:
Lauren Radnofsky, cello
Ensemble Signal
Brad Lubman, conductor
Paul Coleman, sound director

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