OneBeat 2014Montalvo Center for the Arts, Saratoga, CA
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - Tuesday, November 4, 2014
OneBeat goes West: Bang on a Can’s Found Sound Nation brings 25 musicians from 16 countries around the world to the U.S. for one month to collaboratively compose, produce, and perform original music and develop strategies for social engagement through music.
The program begins with a two-week residency from October 8-21 at the Montalvo Arts Center in Saratoga, CA, and continues with a two-week tour featuring performances, youth workshops, and public music-making events in Los Angeles, Arizona, and New Mexico.
Maya Beiser: Beauty is PowerThe Jewish Museum, New York, NY
Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 7:30pm
Bang on a Can continues its season-long partnership with The Jewish Museum, presenting a series of dynamic musical performances from June 2014 to May 2015 inspired by the Museum’s diverse slate of exhibitions.
January 29 features Maya Beiser performing a concert in conjunction with the Museum’s exhibition Helena Rubinstein: Beauty Is Power, the first museum exhibition to focus on the cosmetics entrepreneur Helena Rubinstein (1872 – 1965), who – as businesswoman and arts patron – helped break down the status quo of taste by blurring the boundaries between commerce, art, fashion, beauty, and design.
Bang on a Can MarathonThe Moore Theater, Seattle, WA
Sunday, February 15, 2015 - 2:00pmBang on a Can brings its signature event- the Bang on a Can Marathon- to Seattle, WA for the first time ever. The Marathon will feature Bang on a Can All-Stars’ live arrangement of Brian Eno’s ambient classic Music for Airports, the Seattle premiere of Steve Reich’s landmark Music for 18 Musicians, music by Seattle-based musician Jherek Bischoff, and much more.The concert will be co-curated by Jherek Bischoff and co-presented by the Seattle Theatre Group and On the Boards.
People's Commissioning FundKaufman Music Center’s Merkin Concert Hall, New York, NY
Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 7:30pm
Bang on a Can returns to the Ecstatic Music Festival for the annual People's Commissioning Fund concert, one of the most anticipated and reliable launching pads for emerging composers in New York and beyond, hosted again this year by John Schaefer of WNYC’s New Sounds and streamed as a live audio webcast by Q2 Music at q2music.org.
More information coming soon.
Bang on a Can All-Stars with Meredith Monk in Meredith Monk & FriendsCarnegie Hall's Zankel Hall, New York, NY
Sunday, March 22, 2015 - 3:00pm
The Bang on a Can All-Stars perform with Meredith Monk, the 2014-2015 Richard and Barbara Debs Composer’s Chair at Carnegie Hall, on a concert featuring her music and an all star cast in Zankel Hall.
Bang on a Can All-Stars: Revolution of the EyeThe Jewish Museum, New York, NY
Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 7:30pm
The Bang on a Can All-Stars conclude BOAC's season-long partnership with The Jewish Museum, taking the stage for a concert that highlights the relationship between music and image.
The All-Stars will perform an acclaimed work by Don Byron to accompany a screening of Eugene, an early television show by pioneering comedian Ernie Kovacs. This concert will also include Fade to Slide, a music and video piece by visual artist Christian Marclay.
The performance corresponds to the Museum’s exhibition Revolution of the Eye: Modern Art and the Birth of American Television.
Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival @ MASS MoCAMASS MoCA, North Adams, MA
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - Saturday, August 1, 2015
Bang on a Can returns to MASS MoCA for the annual Summer Festival featuring over 50 fellows from around the globe. Stay tuned for more information coming soon.