Seattle Chamber Players

Icebreaker VII: OPEN SOURCEFeb 16-Feb 17, 2014

Seattle Chamber Players

$20 • BUY TICKETS Merrill Wright Mainstage Theater

Concert I | Feb 16, 2014 | 7:30pm | $20
Concert II | Feb 17, 2014 | 7:30pm | $20
Both concerts $30
Please contact the box office for two show discount.

SCP pushes the boundaries of genre and convention with a two-day celebration of high tech music-making.

A single continuum of total perception. 
Live music, text and multimedia fuse into boundary-breaking aesthetic forms.
Cutting-edge visual imagery.
A vast array of computer technologies.
A complex dialogue between film, electronics and live performance. 
Composer-curated performances.

For complete details about the festival and symposia, visit 

Concert I:  Featuring guest soprano, Agata Zubel
Sunday, February 16, 2014
Italian composer Fausto Romitelli's video opera An Index of Metals (2003) is a hypnotic path towards perceptive saturation. The program opens with Portuguese composer Luis Tinoco's Spam! (2009), sourcing the detritus-rich Internet

Concert II: Featuring guest cellist, Julie Albers
Monday, February 17, 2014
Dutch composer and filmmaker Michel van der Aa's Up-Close (2010) is a hair-raising interaction in which a mysterious film mirrors a dramatic live performance. Other works include German composer Michael Beil's open source (2008), utilizing a Wiki-type editing approach to a classical aria, and Greek composer Yannis Kyriakides' Karaoke Etudes (2010), sampling iconic pop classics with video-driven live interactions.

Hailed for daring and intelligent programming, uncompromising artistry and spirited performances, the Seattle Chamber Players (SCP) enjoys a growing international reputation. For over twenty years, SCP's four core members-Laura DeLuca, clarinet, David Sabee (cello), Mikhail Shmidt (violin), and Paul Taub (flute) have been passionately dedicated to introducing rarely performed and previously unheard contemporary chamber music of the highest quality to the Pacific Northwest and audiences worldwide. This is will be their fourth performance at On the Boards. Executive producer of Icebreaker VII is Grammy-winner David Sabee.

Feb 24, 2014
Having attended and performed in many OtB shows I can perhaps be forgiven for assuming that last week's Seattle Chamber Players concert, Icebreaker, would begin at the heretofore universal starting time, 8:00. Turns out it was 7:30, and...

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