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Wet Ink Ensemble at Constellation

  • Constellation Chicago 3111 North Western Avenue Chicago, IL, 60618 United States (map)


The NYC-based Wet Ink Ensemble is proud to bring an evening of adventurous chamber music to Constellation's Frequency Series in the Chicago debut of the group's full septet lineup.The program includes works by the Wet Ink composers (Alex Mincek, Sam Pluta, Kate Soper, Eric Wubbels) alongside Anthony Braxton's classic quartet, Composition No. 116. Wet Ink's core ensemble is a septet of world class composers, improvisers, and interpreters that collaborate in band-like fashion, writing, improvising, preparing, and touring pieces together over long stretches of time. Wet Ink is Erin Lesser (flutes), Alex Mincek (saxophone), Ian Antonio (percussion), Eric Wubbels (piano), Josh Modney (violin), Kate Soper (voice) and Sam Pluta (electronics).

Wet Ink Ensemble

Erin Lesser, flute
Alex Mincek, saxophone
Ian Antonio, percussion
Eric Wubbels, piano
Josh Modney, violin
Kate Soper, voice
Sam Pluta, electronics

ALEX MINCEK: Harmonielehre (2016-17)*
for ensemble

SAM PLUTA: Broken Symmetries (2012)*
for ensemble

ERIC WUBBELS: doxa (2014)*
for vibraphone and prepared piano

KATE SOPER: Cipher (2012)*
for soprano and violin

ANTHONY BRAXTON: Composition No. 116 (1984)
for quartet

*Chicago Premiere

"Dense, wild, yet artfully controlled..."
- Zachary Woolfe, The New York Times