The Richard and Barbara Debs Composer’s Chair
Since 1995, the Richard and Barbara Debs Composer’s Chair has appointed exceptional artists to create some of the season’s most exciting series of events. Each chair is a captivating creator with a strong musical point of view, and each residency introduces audiences to a wide range of music that reflects the chair’s unique artistry, inspirations, and influences.
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Tirelessly creative flutist and innovator Claire Chase presents the continuation of Density 2036, “one of the great musical undertakings of our time, a singular project by a singular artist” (The New York Times).
Pulitzer Prize winner Julia Wolfe creates music that is emotionally charged, viscerally powerful, and socially aware, bringing unsung histories to life in riveting musical tableaux.