The International Contemporary Ensemble presents a program of concerto premieres featuring ICE's own virtuosos Claire Chase (flute), Maiya Papach (viola), Katinka Kleijn (cello), and David Bowlin (violin). The program is brought to life under the baton of the “astonishing” up-and-coming conductor Karina Canellakis (Los Angeles Times), in her Mostly Mozart debut. New works by Dai Fujikura, Anthony Cheung, Marcos Balter, and Wang Lu.
Dai Fujikura: Cello Concerto (World premiere)
Anthony Cheung: Viola Concerto (World premiere)
Marcos Balter: Violin Concerto (World premiere)
Wang Lu: Chamber Concerto (U.S. premiere)
Dai Fujikura: Lila (U.S. premiere)
Claire Chase, flute
David Bowlin, violin
Maiya Papach, viola
Katinka Kleijn, cello
Karina Canellakis, conductor (Mostly Mozart debut)
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.