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Ear Taxi Festival | ICE at the Harris Theater

  • Harris Theater 205 East Randolph Street Chicago, IL 60601 (map)

A dynamic double-bill combining the formidable forces of ICE and leading music schools of Chicago’s north side, this concert champions premieres by powerhouse composers Marcos Balter, Anthony Cheung, Ted Hearne, and Hans Thomalla. The works explore the communication between soloist and ensemble, subconscious and reality, love and consent.  This concert also represents the culmination of the EntICE education residency with the People's Music School Advanced Orchestra!

Marcos Balter: Violin Concerto (Chicago premiere)
Anthony Cheung: Assumed Roles for viola and ensemble (Chicago premiere)
Marcos Balter: Divertimento Concertante (world premiere, with The People's Music School Advanced Orchestra)

David Bowlin, violin
Josh Modney, violin and viola
Jacob Greenberg, piano
Alice Teyssier, flute
Ryan Muncy, saxophone
and the People's Music School Advanced Orchestra


OpenICE Chicago is made possible through lead support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Howard Gilman Foundation, alongside generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts, The Paul M. Angell Family Foundation, the Francis Goelet Charitable Lead Trusts, The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, The Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Amphion Foundation, D’Addario Foundation, The Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation, a CityArts Grant from the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events and the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency.