ICE Plays Rand Steiger Tonight in NY

Rand Steiger
Rand Steiger (Photo credit: sonicqueiro)

From the International Contemporary Ensemble:

November 7, 2013 | 8:00pm
Miller Theatre
2960 Broadway (at 116th Street), MC 1801
New York, NY 10027

International Contemporary Ensemble
Peter Evans, trumpet
Steven Schick, conductor
Miller Puckette and Rand Steiger, electronics

Currently composer-in-residence at San Diego’s Calit2 (California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology), Rand Steiger has been fascinated by the intersection of classical music and technology throughout his career. A former resident artist at IRCAM, Steiger is particularly interested in combining live orchestral instruments and real-time electronics. His new set of works for ICE includes eight pieces, each featuring different instruments from the ensemble paired with electronics.

Rand Steiger:
Coalescence Cycle, six new works for instruments and electronics (2011- 2013) WORLD PREMIERE
Cyclone, for clarinet
Concatenation, for bassoon
Light on Water, for flute and piano
Template for Improvising Trumpeter and Ensemble
Joust, for flute and bassoon
Coalescence, for 13 instruments