At the NYPL's invitation, ICE publicly addresses the famous Harvard Norton Lectures by Leonard Bernstein, given in 1973.
EntICE, ICE's education program of collaborations with youth orchestras around the country, continues with our inaugural partnership with the San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra.
ICE continues our tour of excellent New England colleges with this short residency at Amherst. The visit will culminate with a concert featuring Wojtek Blecharz's Music for Invisible Places—an OpenICE commission—and Pauline Oliveros's Earth Ears, an ICE specialty.
OpenICE presents Katinka Kleijn (cello) and Ross Karre (percussion) in an evening of experimental solo works by Ashley Fure, Pauline Oliveros, and more. The event will also be the launch of Karre's solo CD 10.76 cycles.
Our free OpenICE performances of 2017-18 season kick off at the Abrons Arts Center with this weekend of thrilling programs curated, as always, by the ICE performers.
Constellation, one of ICE’s favorite Chicago venues, has us back! OpenICE presents two projects in one concert featuring work created by its members.
OpenICE keeps exploring new work and presenting it completely free of cost to audiences. This week-long residency at the Abrons Arts Center's Underground space, a classic and charming black-box theatre, presents concerts, workshops, and open rehearsals.
OpenICE Chicago continues with free events, all over the city! Three evenings of concerts curated by ICE's star soloists show their unique perspectives on the repertoire. Open workshops with Polish composer Wojtek Blecharz are also open to the public--get some insight into ICE's collaborative working process as we design a new project!
ICE continues its 2016-2017 residency at Abrons Arts Center with three evenings of free concerts. These OpenICE events feature some of the ensemble's most adventurous programming, all free of cost, at the small experimental theater spaces at Abrons.
Sunday's evening concert is the final event in the Season Launch at Abrons Plahouse for OpenICE 2016-17. The event will feature the passionate improvisers of ICE in a free collaboration with swedish experimental vocal performer and improviser, Sofia Jernberg.
The weekend of the 2016-17 OpenICE season launch will culminate in a concert featuring new music by Icelandic composer Anna Thorvaldsdottir, alongside master vocalist and improviser Sofia Jernberg.
On Sunday, Sept 18th at 11am, ICE will host a preview of a new archiving project lead by Hild Borchgrevink (Nordic Music Days) and Ross Karre (ICEcommons.org & metafields.org).
ICE's Erik Carlson (violin) and Dan Lippel (guitar) will present the rarely-heard 4 messages for violin and guitar which is four hours in duration.
The 2016-17 OpenICE season launches September 16 - 18 at the Abrons Arts Center with a celebration of vastly different styles of performance. OpenICE invites the audience to participate in the creative process through open rehearsals and discussions, where questions about the works and the collaborations are welcome and encouraged.
The Force of Things is a "kinetic sculpture opera" first heard in an excerpt at Ashley Fure's Miller Theatre composer portrait concert with ICE in February.
For the grand finale of the OpenICE mini-marathon on April 30, a party bus takes audience members from The Promontory to PianoForte Chicago, downtown Chicago's premiere piano store and concert space.
Who doesn't love an ICE festival in Chicago? Three programs on April 30 bring together longtime ICE members for three varied programs showcasing wildly diverse corners of the repertoire.