to Nov 17

Peak Performances with International Contemporary Ensemble and Martha Graham Dance Company

  • Alexander Kasser Theater at Montclair State University (map)
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Montclair State University’s Peak Performances host ICE and the Martha Graham Dance Company to perform one of their classic works, Copland’s Appalachian Spring, alongside an exciting premiere by Augusta Read Thomas.

Copland: Appalachian Spring
Augusta Read Thomas: The Auditions

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7:30 PM19:30

Music at Close Range in Chicago

Music at Close Range continues in Chicago with this intimate performance to celebrate the release of my new disc, Neo/Classical. Venue TBA; please RSVP directly for details.

Program includes:
Beethoven: Sonata #13 in E-flat, op. 27, no. 1
Phyllis Chen: SumiTones (world premiere)
Jacob Greenberg: recorded work with text, TBA
Elliott Carter: 90+
Haydn: Sonata #42 in D, Hob.XVI:42

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8:00 PM20:00

Dai Fujikura Composer Portrait at Miller Theatre

  • Miller Theatre at Columbia University (map)
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One of the International Contemporary Ensemble’s first composer collaborators, Dai Fujikura has become a treasured colleague. ICE presents him in a composer portrait concert at Miller Theatre. Stay tuned for details of a New York Public Library event in which I’ll interview Dai and play his music with members of the ensemble.

Program includes:
Dai Fujikura: secret forest for ensemble
Dai Fujikura: abandoned time for electric guitar and ensemble

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7:30 PM19:30

Solo program at Orchestra of St. Luke's DeGaetano Composition Institute

  • Dimenna Center for Classical Music — Cary Hall (map)
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I play a solo event to celebrate the work of pianist and composer Robert DeGaetano.

Robert DeGaetano: Silent Others
Lullaby in 5; Trust for Susan Kassouf
A Portrait of Josie Natori
Trust for Ellen Burstyn
Selections from The Challenger

Leonard Bernstein: Thirteen Anniversaries
Toru Takemitsu: Rain Tree Sketch II

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8:00 PM20:00

International Contemporary Ensemble with Ensemble Offspring and Ensemble Adapter at Roulette

ICE performs with Australia’s Ensemble Offspring and Berlin’s Ensemble Adapter for the New York leg of our collaboration, after an appearance in Sydney in January. One focus of this concert is the Berlin-born Ursula Mamlok, a longtime faculty at the Manhattan School of Music, who returned to Germany shortly before her death in 2015. It’s always a pleasure to play at Roulette in Brooklyn.

Program includes:
Ursula Mamlok: Breezes
Felipe Lara: Brutal Mirrors (US premiere)
Natasha Anderson: Cleave (US premiere)

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to May 2

Steve Reich and ICE at The Shed

ICE performs a premiere large-ensemble work by Steve Reich several times daily to celebrate the opening of The Shed in New York's Hudson Yards. The Reich piece is written in response to several paintings by Gerhard Richter, which will be on view at The Shed.

Program includes:
          Steve Reich: New Work

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7:30 PM19:30

Music at Close Range in New York

Beethoven: Bagatelles, op. 126
Clara Warnaar: Vertigo in the House of Ambience for Indian harmonium
Gershwin/Michael Finnissy: Our Love is Here to Stay
David Fulmer: Then quiver down, with tufts of tune (world premiere)
Dai Fujikura: White Rainbow for Indian harmonium
Chopin: Impromptus in F# and G-flat, opp. 36 and 51

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3:00 PM15:00

SolstICE Celebration at Areté Gallery

Join ICE as it celebrates twelve albums from the twelve months of 2018, as we count down to the shortest day of the year!

Free entry with $20 suggested donation, with a silent auction and performances every hour.

Program includes (time TBA):
Clara Warnaar: New Work for Indian harmonium and electronics (world premiere)

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