“extravagant technique, broad stylistic range and penetrating musicality”
”The New York Times
“a virtuoso of amazing dexterity and sensitivity”
“the young star of the modern flute”
The New Yorker
Claire Chase, a 2012 MacArthur Fellow, is a soloist, collaborative artist and arts entrepreneur. Over the past decade Claire has given the world premieres of over 100 new works for flute, many of them tailor-made for her. First Prize Winner of the 2008 Concert Artists Guild International Competition, Chase has given critically acclaimed solo recitals recently at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, and the Walter Reade Theater as part of the Great Performers Series at Lincoln Center. Highlights of the current season include solo performances at the Guangzhou Triennial (Guangzhou, China), Museu Pinacoteca (São Paolo, Brazil), debuts in Berlin, Vienna, Paris, and the release of her second solo album, Terrestre.