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Claire Chase, flute: Music from Density 2036

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Cal Performances Claire Chase, flute: Music from Density 2036

An exquisite instrumentalist who has been at the vanguard of a generation of musicians invigorating the music world with bold ideas and boundless energy, Claire Chase has been called a "staggering virtuoso with the assurance of a rock star" (Los Angeles Times). For her Density 2036 project, the flutist—a MacArthur Fellow and founder of the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE)—will commission a new body of work for solo flute each year for 22 years, until the 100th anniversary of Edgard Varèse's groundbreaking flute solo, Density 21.5. At BAMPFA, she performs music from Density, Parts I–IV (2013–16).

Additional Dates:
Sat December 2, 2017 8:00pm
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA)

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