• Bang on a Can Marathon
    Sunday, February 15, 2015 - 4:00pm - 10:00pm

    The Moore Theater, Seattle, WA
    The Bang on a Can Marathon in Seattle will feature six hours of live music by some of the most innovative musicians from across the country alongside some of Seattle’s most pioneering artists, in an incomparable super-mix of boundary-busting music from around the corner and around the world.

    The concert kicks off with Bang on a Can’s renowned live performance of Brian Eno's ambient classic Music for Airports and closes with the Bang on a Can All-Stars and red fish blue fish (UC San Diego) performing the Seattle premiere of Steve Reich's masterwork Music for 18 Musicians. You will also see and hear an exceptional indie-orchestral collaboration featuring Jherek Bischoff with Scrape Ensemble and composer Jim Knapp; a new electronic offering from multi-experimental Morgan Henderson (Past Lives, Fleet Foxes, The Cave Singers); otherworldly viola/voice duo Eyvind Kang and Jessika Kenney; piano-percussion pair Gust Burns and Greg Campbell; the “honed and primal, chromed and primo sonic action” of Shabazz Palaces, Seattle premieres of signature works by Bang on a Can co-founders composers Michael Gordon, David Lang, and Julia Wolfe; and more.
     

    PROGRAM:
    Set Times are Approximate and Subject to Change

    4pm
    Brian Eno’s Music for Airports – Bang on a Can All-Stars
    Eyvind Kang & Jessika Kenney
    Michael Gordon’s Light is Calling – Ashley Bathgate, cello

    6pm
    Wave Piece – Morgan Henderson
    David Lang’s Sunray – Bang on a Can All-Stars
    Michael Gordon’s Yo Shakespeare – Bang on a Can All-Stars
    Julia Wolfe’s Big, Beautiful, Dark, and Scary – Bang on a Can All-Stars
    Performance and Sonic Obstruction of Sounds (5a) – Gust Burns & Greg Campbell
    Shabazz Palaces

    8pm
    New Work by Jim Knapp – Jherek Bischoff & Scrape Ensemble
    New Work by Jherek Bischoff – Jherek Bischoff & Scrape Ensemble
    Steve Reich’s Music for 18 Musicians – Bang on a Can All-Stars & red fish blue fish

    The Bang on a Can Marathon in Seattle is co-presented by Seattle Theatre Group and On the Boards, and co-curated by Bang on a Can and Seattle multi-instrumentalist and composer Jherek Bischoff. 

  • Bang on a Can All-Stars
    Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 8:00pm

    Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH

    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 Music
    Friday, March 6, 2015 - Saturday, March 7, 2015

    National Concert Hall, Dublin, Ireland

    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
    Sunday, March 8, 2015 - 8:00pm

    The Anvil, Basingstoke, UK

    Bang on a Can in Basingstoke!

    Program:

    David Lang: Sunray
    Michael Gordon: For Madeline
    Julia Wolfe: Big, Beautiful, Dark, and Scary
    Steve Reich: Electric Counterpoint
    Steve Reich: 2x5

     
  • Bang on a Can All-Stars with Meredith Monk in Meredith Monk & Friends
    Sunday, March 22, 2015 - 3:00pm

    Carnegie Hall's Zankel Hall, New York, NY

    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
    Friday, June 5, 2015 - Sunday, June 7, 2015

    Miami Light Project, Miami, FL

    The Bang on a Can All-Stars make their Miami debut at Miami Light Project.