Clarke, Ian : Touching the Ether
'Touching The Ether’ for flute and piano (8’- 8’50”) composed by Ian Clarke
‘Touching the Ether’ (piano & flute) was premiered at the 2006 Woldingham International Summer School (UK) and then at the 2006 British Flute Society’s International convention, Manchester. The US premiere’s were made in November 2006 by Ian at the University of Northern Iowa with subsequent performances in Dallas & Seattle
It was the piece performed by the 2012 BFS young artist winner as his chosen work. It has been performed by leading players such as Wissam Boustany, Lorna McGee, Amy Porter and William Bennett OBE. Increasingly it is becoming an increasingly popular music college work with flute players who are becoming ever comfortable acquiring the the language of the piece.