Time Spans | International Contemporary Ensemble | Meta Trio

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Time Spans | International Contemporary Ensemble | Meta Trio
Thursday, August 4, 2016 9:00 PM
Crested Butte Music Festival, Crested Butte, CO
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Music for three wind instruments and electronics

Claire Chase, flute / Joshua Rubin, clarinet / Rebekah Heller, bassoon

Doug Fitch, director/ designer

Nicholas Houfek, lights

Caley Monahon-Ward, sound

Notes on the Program

Presented by the Earle Brown Music Foundation and the Crested Butte Music Festival

America’s foremost new-music group” - Alex Ross

bracing, illuminating, reassuring” - Financial Times

the new gold standard for new music” - The New Yorker

extraordinary” - New York Times

The International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE), described by the New York Times as “one of the most accomplished and adventurous groups in new music,” is dedicated to reshaping the way music is created and experienced. With a modular makeup of 35 leading instrumentalists, performing in forces ranging from solos to large ensembles, ICE functions as performer, presenter, and educator, advancing the music of our time by developing innovative new works and new strategies for audience engagement. ICE redefines concert music as it brings together new work and new listeners in the 21st century.

Since its founding in 2001, ICE has premiered over 500 compositions––the majority of these new works by emerging composers––in venues spanning from alternative spaces to concert halls around the world. The ensemble has received the American Music Center’s Trailblazer Award for its contributions to the field, the ASCAP/Chamber Music America Award for Adventurous Programming, and was most recently named Musical America Worldwide's Ensemble of the Year in 2013. From 2008 to 2013 ICE was Ensemble-in-Residence at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. ICE musicians serve as Artists-in-Residence at the Mostly Mozart Festival of Lincoln Center, curating and performing chamber music programs that juxtapose new and old music. In 2014 ICE began a partnership with the Illinois Humanities Council, the Hideout in Chicago, and the Abrons Art Center in New York to support the OpenICE initiative.

ICE has released acclaimed albums on the Nonesuch, Kairos, Bridge, Naxos, Tzadik, New Focus, New Amsterdam and Mode labels. Recent and upcoming highlights include headline performances at the Lincoln Center Festival (New York), Aspekte (Austria), Acht Brücken Music for Cologne (Germany), Festival de Música de Morelia (Mexico), Teatro Amazonas (Brazil), and performances with the Nagoya Philharmonic and Seattle Symphony. ICE has worked closely with conductors Ludovic Morlot, Matthias Pintscher, John Adams and Susanna Mälkki.  Since 2012, conductor and percussion soloist Steven Schick has served as ICE's Artist-in-Residence.  Yamaha Artist Services New York is the exclusive piano provider for ICE.

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  • Ticket Price: $0.00 - $40.00
  • Door Time: 8:30 PM
  • Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Mt. CB Mirror Palace Crested Butte, CO 81225