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Claire Chase, flute

Music from Density 2036

March 4, 2018

For her Density 2036 project flutist Claire Chase, is commissioning a new body of work for solo flute each year for 22 years, until the 100th anniversary of Edgard Varèse’s flute solo, Density 21.5. The ambitious multi-year project from the MacArthur Fellow and founder of the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) includes commissions from Steve Reich, Pauline Oliveros, Vijay Iyer, Tyshawn Sorey and recent Pulitzer prize winner Du Yun, among others, 10 of which will receive their West Coast premiere and six their Bay Area premiere in this concert.

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Pictured: Flutist Claire Chase performs Saturday, December 2, 2017 in the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive.

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Pictured: Flutist Claire Chase performs Saturday, December 2, 2017 in the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive.

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Pictured: Flutist Claire Chase performs Saturday, December 2, 2017 in the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive.

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