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Five Postcards

by Anton Miller, Rita Porfiris & Jeannie Yu

A travelogue-collection of newly-commissioned and rarely played works for violin and viola by composers from the Americas
Genre: Classical: Chamber Music
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1. Tres Epigramas: I. No Hay Dos sin Tres
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2. Tres Epigramas: II. Dos
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3. Tres Epigramas: III. ¡Córdoba!
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4. Black Birds, Red Hills: I. Pedernal Hills
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5. Black Birds, Red Hills: II. Black Rock
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6. Black Birds, Red Hills: III. Red Hills and Sky
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7. Black Birds, Red Hills: IV. A Black Bird and Snow-Covered Red Hills
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8. Black Birds, Red Hills: V. Looking...
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9. Five Postcards for Violin and Viola: I. Simple and Flowing
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10. Five Postcards for Violin and Viola: II. Furious
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11. Five Postcards for Violin and Viola- III. Intense: Faster, with a little swagger
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12. Five Postcards for Violin and Viola: IV. Soulfully
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13. Five Postcards for Violin and Viola: V. Vigorous
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14. Duo for Violin and Viola: I. Allegro
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15. Duo for Violin and Viola: II. Adagio
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16. Duo for Violin and Viola: III. Allegro Agitato
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Since giving his Carnegie Hall concerto debut, American violinist ANTON MILLER has appeared throughout the United States and abroad as a soloist, chamber musician, recitalist, and pedagogue. He is currently Associate Professor of Violin at The Hartt School and on the violin and chamber music faculty at New York University. He previously has been on the faculty of the Oberlin Conservatory, Lawrence University, and Swarthmore College. Mr. Miller is a founder and the Artistic Director of the Three Bridges International Chamber Music Festival in Minnesota, and was the co-Artistic Director of the Silver Bay Festival. Past and current festival faculty positions also include The Intensive String Quartet Workshop at New York University, Aria International Academy, The Hawaii Performing Arts Festival, The Festival Eterna Primavera in Cuernavaca Mexico, the Summer Festival of Thessaloniki, Musicorda, Hsing Tien Kon (Taiwan), Bearstown (Korea), Killington, Hot Springs, and New Arts Festival. As a chamber musician he can be heard in concert in collaborations with the Trio Respiro , Trio Nuovo, Con Brio Ensemble, and the Phenix Ensemble. A winner of the Artists International Competition in New York, Anton Miller  studied with renown violin pedagogues Dorothy DeLay and Franco Gulli, and chamber music with Felix Galimir and members of the Juilliard Quartet.  .Mr. Miller’s dedication to expanding the violin repertoire can be seen in his frequent commissions and premieres of the music of living composers. His world premiere performance of Xiogang Ye’s “Last Paradise” for violin and orchestra in Beijing, China was recorded for broadcast throughout Asia and released on CD.  His complete discography can be found on the Dorian, Jericho, Full House, Hugo, Naxos and Klavier labels.
 
Always trying to bridge the gap between popular culture and classical music, violist RIta Porfiris has been the subject of articles and interviews in media across the globe including the New York Times, Chamber Music America, International Symphony Musician, the NBC Nightly News, NPR, PBS, and the BBC. She has performed in major concert halls and music festivals worldwide and as a soloist has appeared with numerous orchestras including the Orquesta Filarmonica de la Ciudad de Mexico and the New World Symphony. Currently the Associate Professor of Viola at The Hartt School, she is also on the faculty of the Texas Music Festival and ARIA Arts Academy and has been on the faculties of the New York University, University of Houston Moores’ School of Music, Florida International University, and the Harlem School for the Arts in New York. She has given master classes and clinics across the U.S., Japan, Great Britain, Argentina and Brazil.   Ms. Porfiris is a member of the Phenix Ensemble and was a founding member of the Plymouth Quartet, in-residence at the Ojai Festival, Mainly Mozart, Point Counterpoint, and the Internationale Quartettakademie Prag-Wien-Budapest. She is the recipient of Austria’s prestigious Prix Mercure, a prizewinner in the Fischoff Chamber Music Competition and the Primrose International Viola Competition, and a laureate of the Paolo Borciani International Quartet Competition.  In her former 20 year-long career as an orchestral musician (of which 15 years were spent with the Houston Symphony), she worked under some of the most recognized conductors of the 20-21st centuries including Leonard Bernstein, Sergiu Celibidache, Kurt Masur, Michael Tilson Thomas, and Christoph Eschenbach. Ms. Porfiris received both her BM and MM in Viola Performance from The Juilliard School, studying with William Lincer. Other teachers and mentors have been Paul Doktor, Norbert Brainin, Maurice Gendron, and Harvey Shapiro. She has published an article in the Journal of the American Viola Society detailing the importance of physical fitness in preparing for virtuosic modern works; her top push-up score is 134 in two minutes.

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