Malcolm Miller

Malcolm Miller studied at Cambridge and Sussex Universities and completed his post-graduate studies at King's College London where he received his PhD.

He is a busy accompanist and has recorded CDs for the Sain and Meridian labels.

Miller is Associate Fellow at the Institute of Musical Research (IMR), London University, and Associate Lecturer for the Open University in London. He teaches at Goldsmiths College and City Lit and has contributed articles on 19th and 20th century music to The New Grove II, MGG and Collins Classical Music Encyclopaedia, with regular reviewing for the musical press and research interests ranging from Beethoven and Wagner to contemporary music.

As a musicologist and critic, Miller is a regular contributor to the musical press and leading academic publications. His reviews and articles appear in journals including Musical Opinion, Tempo, Classical Music, Classical Piano, Opera Now, Classical Music Daily, The Times Supplements, Musical Times and The Strad.

He is regularly commissioned to write program notes for concerts in major venues and music societies across Britain, as well as sleeve liner notes for various leading international record labels.

As well as contributing articles to publications, Miller is the editor of Arietta, the journal of the Beethoven Piano Society of Europe, assistant editor of EPTA's Piano Journal and guest editor of the issue of Musical Performance on the accordion.


Articles by Malcolm Miller

Malcolm Miller is impressed by the London recital of young Chinese-Canadian pianist Kevin Chen

Malcolm Miller listens to string quartets by three émigré Austrian-born composers

Malcolm Miller discusses the play 'Dedication'

Malcolm Miller is impressed by Hana Mizuta-Spencer's performance of Ernest Bloch's Violin Concerto

Malcolm Miller previews a new exhibition in London about émigré composers

Malcolm Miller writes about the British Vienna-born composer, conductor, pianist and teacher

Malcolm Miller listens to young violinist Michael Foyle's recital of Beethoven, Brahms and Kreisler in London

Julian Jacobson's BPSE Beethoven birthday recital

Malcolm Miller listens to 'Lockdown Suite' by Malcolm Singer

Malcolm Miller listens to Beethoven from Marios Papadopoulos and the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra

Early chamber music by Peter Dickinson. '... a welcome addition to a select repertoire is Dickinson's Four Duos for flute and cello, brightly played here by Rosanna Ter-Berg and Lydia Hillerudh ...'

Malcolm Miller enjoys an opera lollipop recital in the city of the composer's birth

Gabriele Baldocci's Kabalevsky and Beethoven/Liszt at the BPSE Summer Festival impress Malcolm Miller

A little-known version of the 'Italian Symphony' plus other music by Mendelssohn and Berlioz, from Sarah Connolly, Kati Debretzeni and the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment,

A seventieth birthday concert for Alexander Knapp

A concert to celebrate the ninetieth birthday of composer Joseph Horovitz

Malcolm Miller reports on the 2016 BPSE Beethoven Chamber Music Competition

The first of three András Schiff recitals at London's Wigmore Hall whets Malcolm Miller's appetite

Malcolm Miller reports from the Wigmore Hall / Kohn Foundation International Song Competition

Malcolm Miller attends a study day and concert in London

Malcolm Miller describes Goldsmith College's special tribute to Alexander Ivashkin

Malcolm Miller reports on the 2014 BPSE Intercollegiate Competition, and winner Mihai Ritivoiu

Peter Dickinson's eightieth birthday concert

Malcolm Miller enjoys Jack Liebeck and Danny Driver's 'Hebrew Melody' recital, plus a recital by David Aaron Carpenter

Maksim Stsura plays Beethoven and Brahms in London

A duet recital by Mariko Brown and Julian Jacobson

Verdi's Otello launches English National Opera's 2014-15 season in David Alden's new production

Diederick Potgieter plays Busoni/Bach, Beethoven and Liszt

Murray Gold's first major choral work

Malcolm Miller visits the London International Jazz Festival

Georg Tintner's 'The Ellipse' and music by other Viennese émigrés

Malcolm Miller looks back to a Simon Bainbridge performance last summer, and forward to Wigmore Hall's Bainbridge Study Day this month

Malcolm Miller listens to the competitors at the 2013 Beethoven Junior Intercollegiate Piano Competition

Malcolm Miller pays tribute to contralto Sybil Michelow

Music by Julian Dawes

Malcolm Miller listens to the mandolin

Malcolm Miller was at the 20th Intercollegiate Beethoven Piano Competition

Malcolm Miller looks forward to the Wagner bicentenary and back to a semi-staged performance of Jonathan Harvey's 'Wagner Dream'

Music by Prokofiev, Tchaikovsky and Taneyev

Malcolm Miller listens to The Sixteen's 'The Earth Resounds'

Malcolm Miller muses on the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra's recent Beethoven and Boulez cycle in London

The Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra at the BBC Proms

Malcolm Miller was at the recent Bloch and Israeli Music competitions

The Kronos Quartet at the BBC Proms

The Castalian Quartet and friends

Martino Tirimo plays Tchaikovsky

Erdem Misirlioglu's BPSE competition winner's recital

Paul Ben-Haim's oratorio 'Joram'

The RAM / Kohn Foundation Bach Cantata Series 2012

Malcolm Miller was at the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra's 75th Anniversary Prom for an audience composition to remember ...

Two recitals by Alberto Portugheis impress Malcolm Miller

Malcolm Miller reports on the recent Israeli and Bloch music competitions

Malcolm Miller reports on a recent Symposium on Beethoven's Diabelli Variations

Two London concerts featuring music from the opera to the orient

Steve Reich at 75 - Repetitions, Resonances and Renewals

Quilter songs from Trevor Alexander and Peter Crockford impress Malcolm Miller

Malcolm Miller enjoys the Meitar Ensemble in concert and reports on the conference 'Art Musics of Israel'

Contemporary music from London's Trinity Laban Conservatoire

Bach Cantatas at London's Royal Academy of Music

The Israel Piano Trio at London's Wigmore Hall

Miklós Perényi and András Schiff at London's Wigmore Hall

Julian Jacobson's Wigmore Hall recital

Bloch and Israeli Music

A City Lit music gala

Eugene Alcalay plays Bartók, Dutilleux and Beethoven

A new song cycle by Julian Dawes

Experimental music by Cage, Cowell, Feldman, Rzewski, Satie and Wolff

Malcolm Miller was at the Beethoven Piano Society of Europe Chamber Music Competition

A concert by Yasmin Levy lingers in Malcolm Miller's memory

Music from Goldsmiths Chamber Choir and Brass Ensemble

Malcolm Miller samples 'The World of Jewish Music' in London

Sabbath music from the Zemel Choir

The Kanazawa-Admony Piano Duo pays tribute to Carola Grindea

Malcolm Miller listens to music-theatre works by Harrison Birtwistle

Music by Harle and Maxwell Davies

A concert in London by the Zemel Choir

Malcolm Miller reports from the 2009 BPSE Chamber Music Competition

Leslie Anne Lewis conducts a new chamber ensemble arrangement of Bloch's Sacred Service

Malcolm Miller attends a memorial concert for David Sonin

Christopher White and Melanie Reinhard at London's Foundling Museum

Malcolm Miller was at the 2009 Beethoven Junior Intercollegiate Piano Competition

A concert and Handel exhibition at London's Foundling Museum

The launch of a new series of Bach Cantatas at London's Royal Academy of Music

Chamber music by Julian Dawes

Eugene Feygelson and Malcolm Troup play Beethoven and Bloch

Alberto Portugheis plays Beethoven at London's Foundling Museum

A concert by the Op 3 piano trio

The Greenwich Trio

Malcolm Miller was at the final night of the 2008 BBC Proms in London

A recital by Miriam Brickman

Dora de Marinis plays Beethoven at the Regent Hall Summer Festival

A recital by Daniel Kuzmin and Alberto Portugheis

Victoria Grigorieva and Ekaterina Lebedeva play Beethoven and Ravel

Malcolm Miller attends the final concert in a series devoted to music by banned composers

Malcolm Miller reports on the world première of a new viola concerto in Tel Aviv

Malcolm Miller applauds Julian Clef at London's Foundling Museum

Malcolm Miller reports from the 2008 Beethoven Junior Intercollegiate Piano Competition

Malcolm Miller is disappointed by a Barenboim Beethoven recital in London

Malcolm Miller enjoys the first performance of Judith Weir's choral-orchestral work, 'Concrete'

'A Celebration of Israeli Music'

Malcolm Miller at the fifteenth BPSE Beethoven Intercollegiate Piano Competition

Contemporary music from the Guildhall Brass Band

Chloë Hanslip, Slatkin and the RPO

Malcolm Miller attends a concert in London's Great Chamber of the Charterhouse

Malcolm Miller attends András Schiff's 2007 RAM Bach Prize Lecture-Recital

Barenboim and the Vienna Philharmonic play Bartók, Kodály, Enescu and Ligeti

Malcolm Miller attends the historic modern revival of Striggio's sixty-part Mass

The first performance of Heiner Goebbels' 'Songs of Wars I have Seen'

John Adams' 'Doctor Atomic' receives its first European performance

Malcolm Miller enjoys Jonathan Harvey's 'Wagner Dream' at the Holland Festival in Amsterdam

A revival of Bloch's early C sharp minor symphony

Malcolm Miller reflects on a John Tavener first performance

Cantors in concert at JMI Central

Music with a Britten and Auden connection, performed by John Lofthouse and Stephen Rose

Malcolm Miller enjoys a Piano Circus event in north-west London

Music-making by Cédric Tiberghien, Jirí Belohlávek and the BBC Symphony Orchestra

A recital by Serena Leader and Gordon Back

Malcolm Miller enjoys the Sariel-Ghilione Duo and Yehezkel Braun's new Sonata for Mandolin and Guitar

Malcolm Miller admires Simon Bainbridge's new BBC commission, 'Diptych', which explores and goes beyond the boundaries of the possible

A concert by the Eden Chamber Orchestra

Malcolm Miller reviews a concert to commemorate Holocaust Day

Premières by Sheriff and McCabe

Malcolm Miller at an evening of music and drama celebrating 350 years of Jews in Britain

Malcolm Miller enjoys the London Jewish Male Choir's 80th anniversary concert

An evening with the Zemel Choir

Malcolm Miller applauds the latest concert of music by Julian Dawes

Malcolm Miller assesses Opera Project's 'Don Giovanni', currently on tour

Souvenirs of a festival in transition

World music at the City of London Festival

Malcolm Miller was at a lecture recital by Ronald Senator, with Teresa Gobel and Miriam Brickman

Malcolm Miller enjoys a Wigmore Hall recital by the young Bulgarian pianist Vesselin Stanev

Malcolm Miller at a CD launch of Peter Feuchtwanger's exotic piano music

Joseph Horovitz's 80th birthday celebration

Malcolm Miller was at the first performance of 'Eleven Hebrew Folksongs'

Malcolm Miller was at the second of three April concerts at London's Barbican Hall

Malcolm Miller was at the Lord's Taverner's charity pop concert at London's Royal Albert Hall

Malcolm Miller was at Ian Hobson's Wigmore Hall piano recital

Malcolm Miller was at a Terezin concert on the eve of Holocaust Day 2006

Ladino music from Jewish Music Central marks the UK launch of the book 'The Sephardic Songbook'

Malcolm Miller enjoys Voces8 in London's new Foundling Museum Lunchtime Series

Lunchtime jazz from the Georgia Mancio Quartet

Malcolm Miller enjoys a highlight of the BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Mozart Quartet Series

Malcolm Miller investigates Robert Voisey's '60x60' project

Malcolm Miller reports on two European competitions

Malcolm Miller admires Valerie Tryon in recital

Hot - An infernal cabaret, the latest collaborative project by Peter Wiegold's 'notes inégales' and performance poet Murray Lachlan. Malcolm Miller was there

Malcolm Miller admires Schubert and Mendelssohn at the London début of the newly formed piano trio 'Opus 3'

'All Rise', by Wynton Marsalis

Sujeeva Hapugalle gives a piano recital at London's Leighton House

Canadian Opera Company's Altamira Summer Arts Concerts

Malcolm Miller applauds a young artist in the Festspiel-Soirée Series at the Wahnfried in Bayreuth

Concertos by Elgar and Kopytman

Malcolm Miller reports on an impressive array of talent at the BPSE Beethoven Chamber Music Competition 2005

Valerie Tryon at the Chopin Society on VE Day Anniversary

Malcolm Miller admires the world première of Rami Be'er's 'Upon reaching the sun' at the Tel-Aviv Performing Arts Centre

Malcolm Miller attends an inspiring concert at the London Handel Festival 2005

Malcolm Miller applauds a new work by Richard Dubugnon premièred by the Haffner Wind Ensemble and Min-Jung Kym

Paul Goodwin and the Academy of Ancient Music play Beethoven

Lydia Scadding wins the 2004 Beethoven Junior Intercollegiate Piano Competition

Malcolm Miller attends the first concert in the Park Lane Group's New Year Series 2005

Bernard Roberts plays music by Stephen Dodgson

Daniel Barenboim conducts the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra

Malcolm Miller attends Julian Jacobson's Beethoven marathon

Tau Wey at the 2004 Regent Hall Summer Festival

Malcolm Miller enjoys a children's concert by Dominic Harlan

Music by Julian Dawes

John Lill and Prokofiev's Eighth Sonata at sixty

Malcolm Miller attended the world première of a work for two marimbas at Carnegie Hall, with a presentation to Daniel Liebeskind

Malcolm Miller listens to Trio Lignum

Malcolm Miller enjoys a performance by an outstanding young Hungarian duo at the Wallace Collection

Malcolm Miller was at the launch of the ninth series of Music at the Wallace Collection

Malcolm Miller enjoys a Nancy Lee Harper recital of unfamiliar music

Toronto's summer musical fare, including music by Wagner, Weill and Alex Eddington

Malcolm Miller enjoys opera in concert, sung by Ruti Halvani and Anya Szreter

Malcolm Miller at a highlight of the Regent Hall Summer Festival

The 'Missa Solemnis' in facsimile and performance. Malcolm Miller attended a conference and concert at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign

Malcolm Miller at Grange Park Opera's sixth season

Stephen Kovacevich and friends play excellent Mozart and Brahms

Malcolm Miller enjoys two seldom-performed works by Berthold Goldschmidt

Malcolm Miller applauds Natasa Sarcevic's performance of music by Paul Ben-Haim

Malcolm Miller attends the première of 'The Death of Moses' by Julian Dawes

Malcolm Miller attends a fascinating masterclass and recital

Malcolm Miller admires the virtuosity of Hiromi Okada and the Sonata by Akio Yashiro

A recital by Ildikó Iván and Tamás Vásáry

Malcolm Miller applauds Alberto Portugheis in recital

Malcolm Miller investigates the Yiddish tango

Malcolm Miller enjoys the Stockholm Arts Trio's UK début

Malcolm Miller enjoys two outstanding débuts by German and Italian artists

The first of a new series of Music at the Wallace Collection

Malcolm Miller is enthralled by seldom-heard East European music

Bernard Roberts' Romantic pianism launches the Glenilla concert season. Malcolm Miller listens

Malcolm Miller attends Nancy Lee Harper's recital of Portuguese piano music in London

Malcolm Miller enjoys Opera Holland Park's double bill of 'Suor Angelica' and 'I Pagliacci'

Jubilant 'Choral' Symphony for the Jubilee. Malcolm Miller at the penultimate London Soloists Chamber Orchestra 'Totally Beethoven' concert

Power and conviction. Malcolm Miller reviews the MIT Symphony Orchestra's concert at St John's Smith Square in London, including the first UK performance of 'Jubal' by Peter Child

Malcolm Miller attends the Beethoven Piano Society of Europe Celebrity Concert, given by Bernard Roberts

Totally Beethoven. Malcolm Miller attends a recent concert by the London Soloists Chamber Orchestra at the Purcell Room

Whistle stop tour. Malcolm Miller appreciates The Camden Choir's Renaissance Music

Star performance. Malcolm Miller at Ware Operatic Society's 'La Traviata'

Quintessential quintet. Malcolm Miller admires the Etesian Ensemble's period performance concert with a Beethoven arrangement première

Unlikely bedfellows? Malcolm Miller attends the UK première of a new work for string quartet and percussion

St Petersburg Revelations. Malcolm Miller attends UK premières of recent Russian music in London

Malcolm Miller hears Asuka Nakamura at Leighton House, London

Eastern melisma. Malcolm Miller hears the Tel-Aviv Trio at London's Wallace Collection

Jauchzet, frohlocket! Malcolm Miller at Cholmeley Choral Society's Christmas Oratorio in London

Malcolm Miller attends the Kendall Taylor Memorial Concert

Malcolm Miller attends the impressive Wigmore Hall début of Singaporean violinist Min Lee

String Quartet Textures. Malcolm Miller attends the second performance of Graham Whettam's Fourth String Quartet

Styles of our time - Malcolm Miller at the world première of Stephen Dodgson's Trio No 3

Naïve and Sentimental Music - Malcolm Miller attends the London première of John Adams' most recent and largest orchestral work

Malcolm Miller attends a recital by Mats Lidström and Alberto Portugheis

Malcolm Miller on the world première of Tavener's 'Song of the Cosmos'

Malcolm Miller attended two concerts by Israeli artists in a recent music festival in North London

Alfred Brendel, Sir Charles Mackerras and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra at the Aldeburgh Festival

Malcolm Miller listens to American pianist John Robilette

Malcolm Miller attended a recent concert by violinist Grigory Zhislin

Malcolm Miller reports on the UK première of Peter Breiner's jazzy Piano Trio

Major piano works of the Schumanns. Martino Tirimo in recital

Takemitsu, Schumann and Musorgsky. Malcolm Miller at a recent recital by Noriko Ogawa

Malcolm Miller evaluates the chamber version of Beethoven's Fourth Piano Concerto, premièred recently in London

Malcolm Miller attends a special piano recital

Liszt transcriptions in performance - a London début recital

Malcolm Miller in conversation with Hanna Munitz, General Director of New Israeli Opera

Malcolm Miller attended the Sixth Annual Jacqueline du Pré Concert in London

Malcolm Miller was at the world première of Sir John Tavener's recent song cycle

Malcolm Miller enthuses about English National Opera's 2001 Carmen revival

The music of Julian Dawes on Holocaust Day

'Faust Cantata' at the BBC Schnittke Festival in London's Barbican Centre

A tribute to Oscar Peterson

Trevor Pinnock and the English Concert

Malcolm Miller reports on a choice programme of English choral music in London

a memorable concert

Malcolm Miller attended the UK première of Henze's Ninth

Malcolm Miller reviews an open-air revival of Stephen Storace's Comedy of Errors

A modern revival of a rediscovered opera with music by Mozart after 176 years! Malcolm Miller attended the UK première and the world première of the English translation of 'The Philosopher's Stone'

Malcolm Miller in conversation with Richard Bradshaw, General Music Director of the Canadian Opera Company

A profile of Canada's largest regional opera company

Articles about Malcolm Miller

Classical music news - Music, Migration and Mobility - Malcolm Miller previews a new exhibition in London about émigré composers

Classical music news. Upgrading to the Visual - Classical Music Daily's January 2021 Newsletter has just been published in a new video podcast format

Turning Gravity into Grace - Malcolm Troup has three encounters with the sublime

Ensemble. Meeting the challenge - Keith Bramich listens to early Beethoven from the Miller Piano Quartet