Studio Series – Claire Chase

Studio Series – Claire Chase






Thur & Fri, Feb 18 & 19, 2016 @ 7:30pm
Studio 2@Zoomtopia
810 SE Belmont



The American Record Guide said it best: “Look out, world. Here comes a monster.” Hailed by the New York Times for her “extravagant technique, broad stylistic range and penetrating musicality,” flutist and 2012 MacArthur Fellow Claire Chase is a soloist, collaborative artist, and activist for new music. Come meet Claire and hear her recast the mold for our brave new musical world. Each night features a unique program from Claire’s Density 2036 project for solo flute and electronics. You won’t want to miss either show!

PROGRAM I - Density 2036: part i & ii


MARCOS BALTER | Alone (2014)

MARCOS BALTER | Pessoa (2013)
for 6 bass flutes

GEORGE LEWIS | Emergent (2014)*
for flute and electronics

MARIO DIAZ DE LE´ON | Luciform (2013)
for flute and electronics

DU YUN | An Empty Garlic (2014)*
for bass flute and electronics
Commissioned by Project&

EDGARD VARÉSE | Density 21.5 (1936)
for flute alone


PROGRAM II - Density 2036: part iii

EDGARD VARÉSE | Density 21.5 (1936)
for flute alone

DAI FUJIKURA | Lila (2015)*
for flute, bass flute and contrabass flute

FRANCESCA VERUNELLI | The Famous Box Trick (2015)*
for bass flute and electronics

NATHAN DAVIS | Limn (2015)*
for bass flute, contrabass flute and electronics

JASON ECKARDT | The Silenced (2015)*
a monodrama for solo flute

PAULINE OLIVEROS | Intensity 20.15: Grace Chase (2015)*
for Claire and the Expanded Instrument System (EIS)

*Written for Claire Chase

The Studio Series is generously supported by David & Julie Machado

This concert supported by:
Work for Art