OpenICE 2016, presented in collaboration with the Abrons Art Center, is a program designed to bring every aspect of ICE's artist-curated and ensemble-commissioned music-making—performances, commissions, videos, workshops, hands-on educational activities, blogs, and community gatherings, as well as ICE’s work behind the scenes—out into the open for the benefit of new audiences, and all for free.
Wednesday, January 27th, 8pm
Harpist Bridget Kibbey and violinist David Bowlin traverse works that explore the inner psyche of the dream state. For their first-time collaboration, these expert and dynamic longtime ICE musicians delve into a program where the dream meets the cosmos.
Camille Saint-Saëns: Fantaisie for Violin and Harp
Kati Agocs: Northern Lights
Edgar Guzman: Reboot for violin and electronics WORLD PREMIERE
Du Yun: The Ocean Within
Sebastian Currier: Night Time Suite
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. Yamaha Artist Services New York is the exclusive piano provider for ICE.