Margaret Lancaster (flute)
“New-music luminary” (The New York Times), MARGARET LANCASTER has built a large repertoire of new works that employ extended techniques and mixed media, fusing music, theater and movement. Performance highlights include Lincoln Center Festival, Spoleto Festival USA, Santa Fe New Music, Edinburgh Festival, Tap City, and the 7-year global run of OBIE-winning Mabou Mines Dollhouse (Helene). A member of Either/Or, American Modern Ensemble and Ensemble Ipse, she has been a guest of many groups including Argento and the New York Philharmonic and has recorded on New World Records, Mode, OO Discs, Innova, Naxos and Tzadik. Noted for her interdisciplinary performances, Lancaster, who also works as an actor, dancer, and amateur furniture designer, presents solo and chamber music concerts worldwide. Recent collaborations include projects with Jean- Baptiste Barrière and Kaija Saariaho, ArmitageGone!Dance, the US premiere of Stockhausen’s KLANG cycle, and touring Morton Feldman’s 5 hour epic For Philip Guston.