September 29 - October 2, 8pm
Claire Chase continues her 22-year project, density 2036, to commission an entirely new body of repertory for solo flute each year between 2014 and 2036, the 100th Anniversary of Edgard Varèse’s groundbreaking flute solo, Density 21.5. For the third year of her ambitious project, Chase not only commissions and premieres part iii with new works by Nathan Davis, Jason Eckardt, Dai Fujikura, Pauline Oliveros, and Francesca Verunelli, but also performs this alongside density parts i and ii, to give the full scope to date of these immersive and virtuosic performances. Sound Design by Levy Lorenzo. Direction and Lighting Design by David Michalek.
Tuesday, September 29 : density 2036, part i . Works by Steve Reich, Alvin Lucier, Philip Glass, Marcos Balter, and Mario Diaz de Leon.
Wednesday, September 30 : density 2036, part ii . Works by George Lewis, Matthias Pintscher,Felipe Lara, and Du Yun.
Friday, October 2 : density 2036, part iii . Works by Nathan Davis, Jason Eckardt, Dai Fujikura, Pauline Oliveros, and Francesca Verunelli.
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.