Flutist Claire Chase, "the young star of the modern flute" (The New Yorker) and a 2012 MacArthur Fellow, celebrates the release of her third solo album, "DENSITY," by performing the entire disc as a continuous solo performance in collaboration with the sound designer Levy Lorenzo.|
Vermont Counterpoint by Steve Reich
Almost New York by Alvin Lucier
NEW PIECE by Marcos Balter
Piece in the Shape of a Square by Philip Glass
Luciform by Mario Diaz de Leon
Density 21.5 by Edgard Varese
Flutist Claire Chase, a 2012 MacArthur Fellow, is a soloist, collaborative artist, entrepreneur, and activist for new music. Over the past decade she has given world premieres of over 100 new works for flute. Described as a "spectacular flutist" by The New Yorker and a "virtuoso of amazing dexterity and sensitivity" by the Chicago Tribune, Chase has performed as a soloist throughout the United States, Europe, Latin America, and Asia; released two critically acclaimed solo albums, "Aliento" (2010) and "Terrestre" (2012); she will release her third, "Density", featuring works by Varese, Glass, Lucier, Reich, Balter, and Diaz de Leon, in September 2013 on New Focus Recordings.
Chase co-founded the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) in 2001 and serves as the organization's Artistic Director and CEO in addition to playing over 50 concerts a year as an ensemble member. In 2013, Chase founded The Pnea Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of the flute and its repertoire in the 21st century through commissions, community engagement, cross-cultural and interdisciplinary collaborations, and advocacy.
PONCHO Concert Hall (Kerry Hall, Cornish College of the Arts) (View)
710 E. Roy Street
Seattle, WA 98102
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