Emeritus Dartmouth music and classics professor Christian Wolff is a seminal new music composer, having collaborated with artists like composer John Cage and choreographer Merce Cunningham and devising approaches that have influenced generations since. Featuring the protean new music ensemble ICE and more than 10 international guests, this festival explores Wolff’s body of work and the joyful invention, committed social activism and tireless curiosity that has animated it.
FRI • OCT 23 • 7 PM • FAULKNER
SAT • OCT 24 • 2 PM • ROLLINS
SAT • OCT 24 • 7 PM • FAULKNER
Project Lead: Ryan Muncy
ICE’s 2015-16 performances and commissioning activities are made possible by the generous support of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, The Howard Gilman Foundation, The Robert Sterling Clark Foundation, French American Cultural Exchange (FACE Foundation), the A.N. and Pearl G. Barnett Family Foundation, The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, The Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation, The Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation, The Francis Goelet Charitable Lead Trusts, New Music USA, The Amphion Foundation, The Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation, The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, Alice M. Ditson Fund of Columbia University, The Concinnity Fund, The Casement Fund, the BMI Foundation, the Paul R. Judy Center for Applied Research at the Eastman School of Music, a CityArts Grant from the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events, as well as public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, the New York State Council for the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Yamaha Artist Services New York is the exclusive piano provider for ICE.