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International Contemporary Ensemble XENAKIS

When: Thu., June 4, 7:30 p.m. 2009

a baptism by noise and fire that awaits every listener Steve SchickThe Lee Scratch Perry of classical music Paul D Miller aka DJ SpookyGarbage Pierre BoulezIannis Xenakis wrote some of the most intense animalistic music of the 20th century and no band is bettersuited to rip into it than the International Contemporary EnsembleMaster percussionist and conductor Steve Schick leads fifteen ICE musicians in an aural assault anchored by Psapphaarguably the most virtuosic solo percussion piece in the repertoireand Echnge an earthshatteringly loud and uncompromising tour de force for bass clarinet and large ensembleXenakisICEMCA ChicagoJune 4 2009730PMTickets boxofficemcachicagoorg or 3123974010Youll hear itXiblog A forum for all things X Read posts by ICE members and musical luminaries explore the life the music and the politics share your thoughts dive in at wwwiceorgorgxenakis

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