David Lang & The Bang on a Can All-StarsFoundation Cartier, Paris, France
Monday, January 5, 2015 - 8:00pm
The Bang on a Can All-Stars present a concert of music by David Lang inspired by the exhibition Musings on a Glass Box, a collaboration of leading architects Diller Scofidio + Renfro and David Lang.
Cheating, Lying, Stealing
Music for Airports 1/2 (Brian Eno; arr.:David Lang)
Death Speaks with Mellissa Hughes, soprano (French Premiere)
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.
On the program:
O Virtus Sapientiae, Hildegard Von Bingen
Summertime, Janis Joplin
Rest These Hands, Anna Clyne (US premiere)
Byzantine Chant, arr. Alexandra Vrebalov
Hide and Seek, Imogen Heap /arr. Maya Beiser
Cut Piece, Yoko Ono
Music from Far-Off Country by Eve Beglarian
Costume design: threeASFOUR, designers
Sound design: Dave Cook
Bang on a Can MarathonThe Moore Theater, Seattle, WA
Sunday, February 15, 2015 - 4:00pm - 10:00pmBang on a Can brings its signature event- the Bang on a Can Marathon- to Seattle, WA for the first time ever.Some highlights of the day include the Bang on a Can All-Stars and redfishbluebish (UC San Diego) performing the Seattle premiere of Steve Reich's masterwork Music for 18 Musicians, Bang on a Can’s renowned live performance of Brian Eno's ambient classic Music for Airports, an exceptional indie-orchestral set featuring Seattle multi-instrumentalist and composer Jherek Bischoff, Seattle premieres of signature works by Michael Gordon, David Lang, Julia Wolfe, and 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.
On February 26, the Bang on a Can All-Stars will premiere new works by Wilco’s Glenn Kotche, Jace Clayton (aka DJ/rupture) and Ben Frost. John Schaefer of WNYC-FM will host the evening for future radio broadcasts on his program, “New Sounds Live” and the concert will be streamed live on Q2 Music and will be available for on-demand listening at Q2Music.org.
Bang on a Can All-StarsOberlin College, Oberlin, OH
Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 8:00pm
The Bang on a Can All-Stars make their anticipated return to Oberlin College with a concert highlighting both recent works and BOAC classics.
On the program:
David Lang: sunray
Julia Wolfe: Believing
Kate Moore: Ridgeway
Michael Gordon: For Madeleine
Steve Martland: Horses of Instruction
Philip Glass: Closing
What?...Wow/David Lang's Festival of MusicNational Concert Hall, Dublin, Ireland
Friday, March 6, 2015 - Saturday, March 7, 2015
David Lang curates a two-day festival presented by New Music Dublin featuring a who's who list of renowned composers and performers from around the globe.
Highlights of the festival include the signature 8-hour Bang on a Can Marathon highlighting premieres by Julia Wolfe, Michael Gordon, Linda Buckley, Bryce Dessner (of The National), and Pulitzer prize-winning composer John Luther Adams; Julia Wolfe's Steel Hammer performed by the Bang on a Can All-Stars and Trio Mediaeval; Bang on a Can’s live arrangement of Brian Eno’s Music for Airports and Steve Reich’s Music for 18 Musicians, and much more.
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.