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Vijay Iyer and International Contemporary Ensemble

Sneak Preview of RADHE RADHE: Rites of Holi

This morning, Vijay Iyer, Prashant Bhargava and the International Contemporary Ensemble were putting the final touches on their new collaborative work RADHE RADHE: Rites of Holi.
Thanks to one of our staff who snapped a few photos on their phone, we have a sneak peak preview of how tonight’s… Read More >

ICE and Dal Niente lead this season’s contemporary classical calendar

This week’s Reader includes our annual Fall Arts guide, and for me it’s always hard to choose what to cover in its music section—there’s so much that’s worthy. Both International Contemporary Ensemble (which started out in Chicago before relocating to New York) and Ensemble… Read More >

Holding It Down: Premiere of a New Multimedia Work by Vijay Iyer and Mike Ladd

The most recent collaboration of composer/pianist Vijay Iyer and poet Mike Ladd, entitled Holding It Down: The Veterans’ Dreams Project, received its world premiere last week (September 19-22) at The Harlem Stage Gatehouse. This multimedia work, epic in scope, yet poignant in its emotional nuance,… Read More >

Rites of Spring | New music by Vijay Iyer, Tyshawn Sorey, and Steve Lehman

International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE)
Vijay Iyer, composer and pianist
Vijay Iyer—one of the most exciting jazz pianists of our time—presents a new piece commissioned by Carolina Performing Arts for ICE inspired by the Holi festival, the Hindu festival of colors. The new work is accompanied… Read More >