ICE takes over the Stone, John Zorn's hotbed and homebase of new music in New York, for 12 shows curated and performed by ICE's superstar roster. This trio of favorite ICE performers explores unusual timbral approaches to woodwind writing in their collaborative program, with recent works and premieres.
Claire Chase, flutes
Ryan Muncy, sax
Joshua Rubin, bass clarinet
Levy Lorenzo, electronics
Wolff: Isn't this a time (bari sax and bass clarinet)
Pauline Oliveros: Sound fishes
Jason Eckardt: The Silenced
Lee Hyla: We Speak Etruscan (bari sax and bass clarinet)
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.