Composer Portrait of Vijay Iyer at Miller Theatre in NYC
A 2013 MacArthur Fellow, a 2012 Doris Duke Performing Artist, and DownBeat Magazine’s Artist of the Year four times, Vijay Iyer is creating a modern realization of the practice of American music through his wide-ranging work. Brooklyn-based ensemble The Knights make their Miller debut in this Portrait which includes a world premiere commission as part of Columbia’s Year of Water, along with the New York premiere of Iyer’s concerto Trouble, written for violinist Jennifer Koh.
Song for Flint (2019) world premiere, Miller Theatre commission
Crisis Modes (2019) New York premiere
Trouble (2017) New York premiere
The Law of Returns (2017) New York premiere
Jennifer Koh, violin
Vijay Iyer, piano