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From The New York Times: “A Group Determinedly Finding a Spot Right in the Middle of Things”

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By STEVE SMITH
Published: August 9, 2011

“In 2007 Claire Chase, an accomplished flutist and an ambitious, industrious organizer, spelled out her hopes for the International Contemporary Ensemble, which she founded in 2001 with a group of fellow graduates of the Oberlin Conservatory in Ohio.

‘ We want to become the first large-scale, flexible contemporary ensemble in the United States that is as important and indispensable as a city’s symphony orchestras, opera companies and theater companies,” she said in an interview with The New York Times in 2007.

Four years and countless memorable events later, Ms. Chase and her colleagues are serving as artists in residence this year at the Mostly Mozart Festival at Lincoln Center.

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The International Contemporary Ensemble, led by Pablo Heras-Casado, playing on Monday evening at the Kaplan Penthouse, Lincoln Center, as part of the Mostly Mozart Festival.

You can find the full article here.

You can check out ICE in concert, several videos at Q2

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