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ICE and Ensemble Distractfold at the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival

  • Huddersfield Town Hall | UK Corporation Street Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD1 2TA United Kingdom (map)

hcmf// presents the only UK performance of the late Pauline Oliveros’ elemental Primordial/Lift, featuring the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) and Manchester-based ensemble Distractfold. Joining these two tireless advocates of contemporary music creation in a one-off celebration of her work will be Oliveros’ long-time collaborators Fritz Hauser, IONE and Anne Bourne.

Ensemble Distractfold
Fritz Hauser drums
Anne Bourne cello

Pauline Oliveros: All Fours for the Drum Bum (UK Premiere)
Fritz Hauser: RUNDUM (UK Premiere)
Pauline Oliveros: Primordial/Lift (UK Premiere)

Anne Bourne, cello
Ross Karre, percussion
Rebekah Heller, bassoon
Daniel Lippel, guitar
Joshua Rubin, clarinet
IONE, voice

Produced by hcmf// as part of the Arts Council England International Showcase; supported by the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia

ICE’s 2017-18 performances and commissioning activities are made possible by the generous support of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Howard Gilman Foundation, Booth Ferris Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, A.N. and Pearl G. Barnett Family Foundation, Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, Paul M. Angell Family Foundation, Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation, Francis Goelet Charitable Lead Trusts, Amphion Foundation, MAP Fund, Pew Charitable Trusts, Pacific Harmony Foundation, Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation, Alice M. Ditson Fund of Columbia University, Casement Fund, BMI Foundation, 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 Illinois Arts Council, a state agency. Yamaha Artist Services New York is the exclusive piano provider for ICE.