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Co-presented with Columbia University School of the Arts The virtual concerts in the Live from Columbia series are filmed live and premiered throughout the 2020-21 season at millertheatre.com/live-from-columbia. On-demand streaming will be available immediately after. The GRAMMY Award-winning Attacca Quartet, praised by The Strad as “stunning” and for possessing “a musical maturity far beyond its members’ years,” returns after making their premiere at Miller […]
Jim Crow and Zip Coon: Racial Stereotypes in American Popular Music More than a century of musical entertainment rooted in blackface performance and the minstrel show created deep and destructive stereotypes about African Americans that persist to this day. Susan Hellauer and Clifton Boyd trace the development of these racist themes through American popular music from the first […]
From Russia with Love: String Quartets for Catherine the Great The Diderot String Quartet’s energetic performers Johanna Novom, Adriane Post, Kyle Miller, and Paul Dwyer find themselves irresistibly drawn to unusual 17th- and 18th-century repertory. They have selected a fresh sounding quartet by Anton Ferdinand Titz, a favorite composer of Catherine the Great, doyenne of […]
Portraits et Caractères: Couperin, Rameau, Duphly “Acrobatic finesse” describes Aya Hamada’s performances, whether in solo, concerto, or chamber pieces. She has assembled works by the great keyboard masters d’Agincourt, Couperin, Rameau, Duphly, and Forqueray. The music conjures up an evening worthy of an 18th-century Parisian salon: effervescent portraits and character pieces, flights of fancy that bring to mind […]
Byways and Backwaters: German Harpsichord Music Not by J. S. Bach World-renowned and versatile keyboardist Peter Sykes has come up with a twist on the ubiquitous Bach recital. He will play sonatas and suites in fashionable French or Italian style by Bach’s contemporaries, Graupner, Mattheson, Marpurg, and others—some better known than Bach was in his […]
Plein Jeu The prizewinning virtuosos Martin Bernstein, recorders, and Justin Taylor, harpsichord, will perform a century of French Baroque chamber and solo keyboard works that mesh the instrumental timbres to perfection. Intimate conversations emerge when the keyboard’s left and right hands or the treble and bass of the two instruments are joined together. Music ranges […]