Flutist Claire Chase, a 2012 MacArthur Fellow, is a soloist, collaborative artist, and cultural activist. Over the past decade she has given the world premieres of over 100 new works for flute. Described as a “spectacular flutist” byThe New Yorker and a “virtuoso of amazing dexterity and sensitivity” by the Chicago Tribune, Chase has performed as a soloist throughout the US, Europe, Latin America and Asia, released three critically acclaimed solo albums, Aliento (2010),Terrestre (2012) and Density (2013).
Experience musical mentorship in action as the young musicians of the LA Phil’s El Sistema-inspired program YOLA join forces with members of the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela. The evening features YOLA’s first performance of a complete symphony: Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 2.
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wild Up is the Los Angeles contemporary music ensemble lauded as “Searing. Penetrating. And thrilling” by Fred Child of Performance Today, “Magnificent” and “Best in Classical Music 2012” by Mark Swed of the Los Angeles Times. Led by Artistic Director, Christopher Rountree the ensemble is brought together around the premise that music is a catalyst for shared experience, and that a concert venue is a place for challenging, exciting, and igniting the surrounding community.
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 33 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.
ALEXANDRE MAILLARD is a singer and multi-instrumentalist who has played in many rock bands and projects, including Astrid, Nation all Dust, and Phoebe Killdeer & The Short Straws.
He has composed the music for numerous projects for cinema, dance, and theater, combining performance, video, installations, and visual arts. He has created several shows with choreographer Barbara Sarreau (Angel, the small Shipyard Street), with the collective Irene Swallows, The Bougainvilleas, The Zouze / Cie Christophe Haleb, and Mathieu Daughter Foundation.