Thursday, July 10, 2008 - Saturday, July 26, 2008

Location

North Adams, MA

Bang on a Can and MASS MoCA present their 7th consecutive year of musical collaboration with a rich daily schedule of exciting performances. There will be 2 recitals daily in the museum galleries (except Sundays), free with museum admission.

Thurs July 10
4:30 pm Gallery recital: Evan Ziporyn, composer and clarinets

Fri July 11
1:30 pm Gallery recital by festival performers
4:30 pm Gallery recital: Vicki Ray, pianist, performs works by Shaun Naidoo, Peter Ablinger, Oliver Messaien and more

Sat July 12
4:30 pm Gallery recital: Music by Brad Lubman, Pauline Oliveros, and Evan Ziporyn

Mon July 14
1:30 pm Gallery recital by festival performers
4:30 pm Gallery recital: Todd Reynolds, violin

Tues July 15
1:30 pm Gallery recital by festival performers
4:30 pm Gallery recital: composer/performer Ken Thomson, clarinets and friends

Weds July 16
1:30 pm Gallery recital by festival performers
4:30 pm Gallery recital: Gregg August, bass

Thurs July 17
1:30 pm Gallery recital by festival performers
4:30 pm Gallery recital: TBA
8:00 pm Members of Bang on a Can featured on the “Third Thursday” festival in downtown Pittsfield, MA. Free.

Friday July 18
1:30 pm Gallery recital by festival performers
4:30 pm Gallery recital: world premieres of 4 works written and performed by festival fellows.
7:00 pm Members of Bang on a Can perform a free concert at Gallery 51 in downtown North Adams

Sat, July 19
11:00am “Kids can Too” family performance
4:30 pm Gallery recital: Balinese Gamelan led by Christine Southworth
8:00 pm Bang on a Can All-Stars with special guest Lee Ranaldo of Sonic Youth. Also featuring a world premiere by Todd Reynolds. (Click here to purchase tickets

Mon July 21
1:30 pm Gallery recital by festival performers
4:30 pm Gallery recital: world premieres of 4 works written and performed by festival fellows.

Tues July 22
1:30 pm Gallery recital by festival performers
4:30 pm Gallery recital: festival improvisation ensembles perform

Weds July 23
1:30 pm Gallery recital by festival performers
4:30 pm Gallery recital: TBA
7:00 pm Members of Bang on a Can perform a free concert at Windsor Lake in North Adams

Thurs July 24
1:30 pm Gallery recital by festival performers
4:30 pm Gallery recital: Festival ensemble performs works by Phil Kline, Lou Harrison and more.

Fri July 25
1:30 pm Gallery recital by festival performers
4:30 pm Gallery recital: festival composers improvise.

Sat July 26
4:00 pm – 10:00 pm Bang on a Can Marathon with Special guest Terry Riley

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SCHEDULE (Set times are approximate, program subject to change):

 

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    <td>4pm</td>
    <td>Judd Greenstein</td>
    <td><em>Get Up/Get Down</em></td>
</tr>
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    <td></td>

    <td>Lois V Vierk</td>
    <td><em>Timberline</em></td>
</tr>
<tr>
    <td></td>
    <td>Terry Riley</td>
    <td><em>Woelfli Portraits</em></td>

</tr>
<tr>
    <td></td>
    <td>Sean Francis Conway</td>
    <td>Didgeridoo and Percussion Trio</td>
</tr>
<tr>
    <td></td>

    <td>Christopher Adler</td>
    <td><em>Ecstatic Volutions in the Neon Haze</em></td>
</tr>
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    <td>6pm</td>
    <td>Morton Feldman</td>
    <td><em>The O'Hara Songs</em></td>

</tr>
<tr>
    <td></td>
    <td>Ken Thomson</td>
    <td><em>Seasonal Disorder</em></td>
</tr>
<tr>
    <td></td>

    <td>Iannis Xenakis</td>
    <td><em>N'Shima</em></td>
</tr>
<tr>
    <td></td>
    <td valign="top">Terry Riley</td>
    <td><em>Olson III</em></td>

</tr>
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    <td valign="top">8pm</td>
    <td valign="top">Traditional (arr Wayan Loceng)</td>
    <td><em>Sekar Ginotan</em> (Balinese gamelan gender wayang)</td>
</tr>

<tr>
    <td></td>
    <td valign="top">Evan Ziporyn</td>
    <td><em>Cu (Ba Li) Bre</em> (Balinese gamelan gender wayang)</td>
</tr>
<tr>
    <td></td>

    <td>Donald Crockett</td>
    <td><em>Whistling in the Dark</em></td>
</tr>
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    <td></td>
    <td valign="top">Michael Gordon, Julia Wolfe, David Lang</td>
    <td><em>Shelter</em> with texts by Deborah Artman, films by Bill Morrison, and Projections by Laurie Olinder of Ridge Theater</td>

</tr>
<tr>
    <td></td>
    <td>Terry Riley</td>
    <td>Improvisation</td>
</tr>
<tr>
    <td></td>

    <td valign="top">Frank Zappa</td>
    <td><em>The Dog Breath Variations / Uncle Meat</em> and <em>G-Spot Tornado </em></td>
</tr>

 

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