Seattle Chamber Player’s five international festivals—Icebreaker I: New Voices from Russia (2002), Icebreaker II: Baltic Voices (2004), Icebreaker III: The Caucasus (2006), Icebreaker IV: The American Future (2008) and Icebreaker V: Love and War-including the West Coast premiere of Heiner Goebbels’ Songs of Wars I’ve Seen (2010)—brought dozens of international guests to Seattle and received multiple favorable reviews.