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  • The Hidout 1354 West Wabansia Avenue Chicago, IL, 60642 United States (map)

A new season of OpenICE, in partnership with Illinois Humanities, continues with this incredible pairing of three of Chicago’s most dynamic performer collectives working at the borders of music and theatre: ICE, Mocrep, and The Dilettantes.

OpenICE is a free monthly series exploring the work of the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE), named “one of the most accomplished and adventurous groups in new music,” (New York Times), in unpretentious and intimate environments.


The International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) is dedicated to reshaping the way music is created and experienced. With a modular makeup of 33 leading instrumentalists performing in forces ranging from solos to large ensembles, ICE functions as performer, presenter, and educator, advancing the music of our time by developing innovative new works and new strategies for audience engagement. ICE redefines concert music as it brings together new work and new listeners in the 21st century.

Later Event: June 18
FEED Salon