A big premiere by Chaya Czernowin is the main event of this portrait concert. Czernowin’s incredibly demanding new work for solo singer, consisting almost entirely of breathing sounds, features Tony Arnold at her most resourceful.
Adiantum Capillus Veneris I, II, III: Etudes in Fragility for voice and breath (world premiere)
Manoalchadia for flute and two voices
The last leaf for sopranino saxophone
ICE’s partnership with the NYPL is made possible by the OpenICE program, with generous support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Howard Gilman Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.