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Claire Chase

Claire Chase has been applauded by the publication Time Out New York for her “dynamic” and “indefatigable” work as a musical innovator. Her debut solo album, Aliento, featuring world premiere recordings for flute and electronics, was released in October 2009 (New Focus Recordings) to instant acclaim: Chicago Reader declared, “The entire album is a knockout,” the American Record Guide described the debut as “stunning” and Time Out Chicago selected Aliento among its “Best Classical Releases of 2009.”

As a founder of the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE), has gained new fans since 2001 with ICE, described as a “brilliant and unexpected” musical “powerhouse” by The New Yorker.