Claire Chase speaks with writer, director, and performer Ione about ‘The Nubian Word for Flowers,’ the new opera she created with Pauline Oliveros, which has its premiere at Roulette Nov. 30.
About Claire Chase
Claire Chase is a soloist, collaborative artist, curator and advocate for new and experimental music. Over the past decade she has given the world premieres of hundreds of new works for the flute in performances throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia, and she has championed new music throughout the world by building organizations, forming alliances, pioneering commissioning initiatives and supporting educational programs that reach new audiences. She was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2012, and in 2017 was awarded the Avery Fisher Prize.