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ICE at MetLiveArts | La Dolce Morte


  • Metropolitan Museum of Art | Gallery 534, Vélez Blanco Patio | New York 1000 5th Avenue New York, NY, 10028 United States (map)
Bringing out the shattering honesty of Michelangelo’s poetry, Ms. Farrin set the words to music of aching intensity…those who attended this sold-out run of three shows heard an unforgettable performance in an ideal space.
— The New York Times

La Dolce Morte

A monodrama for chamber ensemble and countertenor

Friday, December 8, 7:00 PM
Saturday, December 9, 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM

Suzanne Farrin, composer
Eric Jurenas, countertenor
International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE)
David Fulmer, conductor
Staging by Doug Fitch

Kivie Cahn-Lipman, cello and lirone
Monica Duncan, projections
Rebekah Heller, bassoon
Nicholas Houfek, lighting designer
Wendy Richman, viola
James Austin Smith, oboe
Ari Streisfeld, violin
Nuiko Wadden, harp
Randy Zigler, bass

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.