Bassoonist Rebekah Heller joins electronics wizard Levy Lorenzo as ICE kicks off its free OpenICE season at Abrons Arts Center. Featuring world premieres by Carla Kihlstedt and Jason Eckardt, works by Levy Lorenzo written for instruments of his making, and the New York premiere of the epic sonic exploration "Metafagote" for 7 bassoons (one live and 6 pre-recorded) by Felipe Lara.
Photo credit: Carrie Schneider
Project Lead: Rebekah Heller and Levy Lorenzo
OpenICE New York is made possible through lead support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Howard Gilman Foundation, alongside generous support from the French American Cultural Exchange (FACE Foundation), New Music USA, the Francis Goelet Charitable Lead Trusts, The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, The Aaron Copland Fund for Music, the Paul R. Judy Center for Applied Research at the Eastman School of Music, the National Endowment for the Arts, public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. ICE is a Yamaha Ensemble.