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ICE at the Darmstadt International Summer Courses for New Music

  • Internationalen Ferienkurse für Neue Musik 190 Nieder-Ramstädter Str. Darmstadt, HE, 64285 Germany (map)

ICE returns to the Darmstadt International Summer Courses for New Music for the European premiere of Ashley Fure's The Force of Things, the "opera for objects" previewed in New York at Miller Theatre.  Winner of Darmstadt's esteemed Kranichsteiner Music Prize, the composer brings ICE along for her victory lap at the Summer Courses.  

Ashley Fure: The Force of Things for two sopranos, ensemble, and electronics

Alice Teyssier, soprano
Lucy Dhegrae, soprano
Kivie Cahn-Lipman, cello
Rebekah Heller, bassoon
Ross Karre, percussion
Ryan Muncy, saxophone
Levy Lorenzo, electronics
Nicholas Houfek, lighting

With the friendly support of:

With the friendly support of:


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.
The Force of Things is made possible by generous commitments from the International Contemporary Ensemble: First Page Program, University of Michigan Office of Research, Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Dartmouth College Provost’s Office Seed Funding Program, Miller Theater at Columbia University (NYC), and Internationales Musikinstitut Darmstadt (IMD). This project was supported by New Music USA, made possible by annual program support and/or endowment gifts from New Music USA project grants