Visit MASS MoCA website for all Museum details and how to get here. And don't forget, each day at 1:30 and 4:30 we have recitals in the galleries or on the big stage. The 1:30 concerts are in flux until the day of, so check back here for more info!

Sunday, July 24 at 4:30 pm:

John Cage - Atlas Eclipticalis
Todd Reynolds - coach
Gina Izzo, Nave Graham - flute
Andy Hudson, Hila Zamir - clarinet
Tom Sanderman - saxophone
Garrett Brown - bassoon
Tyler Taylor - French horn
Cole Bartels - trombone
Dutcher Snedeker - percussion
Hope Wilk -harp
Soo Yeon Lyuh - Haegeum
Kate Dreyfuss - violin
Ledah Finck -violin
Maria Fiore Mazzarini - violin
Lena Vidulich - violin
Nick Pauly - viola
Zan Berry - cello
James Burch - cello
Laura Nygren - double bass
Cody Takács - double bass


Monday 7/25 at 4:30 PM

World Premieres Concert


Festival Composer Fellows World Premieres
Brechtje van Dijk - Letter to a Tardigrade
Brechtje van Dijk - mezzo-soprano
Lisa Perry - soprano
Justine Aronson - soprano
Gina Izzo – flute, piccolo
Theodosia Roussos – oboe, English horn
Hila Zamir - clarinet
Garrett Brown - bassoon
Tyler Taylor - French horn
Allison Wright - trumpet
Cole Bartels - trombone
Tom Sanderman - alto saxophone
Ledah Finck - violin
Maria Fiore Mazzarini - violin
Nick Pauly - viola
James Burch - cello
Laura Nygran - double bass
Thomas Kotcheff - piano
Eric Shuster - percussion
Dylan Hunter Chee Greene - percussion
Ken Thomson - conductor

Kyle Tiemann-Strauss - Sideline
Gina Izzo – flute, piccolo
Theodosia Roussos - oboe
Hila Zamir - clarinet
Tom Sanderman - alto saxophone
Garrett Brown - bassoon
Tyler Taylor - French horn
Allison Wright - trumpet
Cole Bartels - trombone
Thomas Kotcheff – piano                  
Ledah Finck - violin
Maria Fiore Mazzarini - violin
Nick Pauly - viola
James Burch - cello
Laura Nygran - double bass
Dylan Hunter Chee Greene – percussion
Adam Holmes - percussion
Eric Shuster - percussion
Ken Thomson - conductor

James Young - Hammer so Much it Hurts
Lisa Perry - soprano
Gina Izzo - flute
Theodosia Roussos - oboe
Hila Zamir – clarinet
Tom Sanderman - alto saxophone
Garrett Brown - bassoon
Tyler Taylor - French horn
Allison Wright - trumpet
Cole Bartels – trombone
Thomas Kotcheff – piano                  
Ledah Finck - violin
Maria Fiore Mazzarini - violin
Nick Pauly - viola
James Burch - cello
Laura Nygran - double bass
Eric Shuster - percussion
Dylan Hunter Chee Greene - percussion
Ken Thomson – conductor

Brian Mark - Construction STILL in Process
Gina Izzo – flute, piccolo
Theodosia Roussos - oboe, English horn
Hila Zamir – clarinet
Tom Sanderman - alto saxophone
Garrett Brown - bassoon
Tyler Taylor - French horn
Allison Wright - trumpet
Cole Bartels – trombone
Thomas Kotcheff – piano                  
Ledah Finck - violin
Maria Fiore Mazzarini - violin
Nick Pauly - viola
James Burch - cello
Laura Nygran - double bass
Dylan Hunter Chee Greene – percussion
Adam Holmes - percussion
Eric Shuster - percussion
Ken Thomson - conductor

Kristina Wolfe - Aria
Justine Aronson - soprano
Nave Graham - flute
Josh Graham - percussion
Jeff Stern - percussion
Hope Wilk - Harp
Sonya Belaya - piano
Soo Yeon Lyuh - Haegeum
Kate Outterbridge - violin 1
Lena Vidulich - violin 2
Kieran Welch - viola
Nick Photinos - cello

Natalie Dietterich - yet to be named
Josh Graham - percussion
Jeff Stern - percussion
Hope Wilk - Harp
Sonya Belaya - piano
Soo Yeon Lyuh - Haegeum
Lena Vidulich - violin 1
Kate Outterbridge - violin 2
Kieran Welch - viola
Nick Photinos - cello

Albert Behar - Dial Up
D Edward Davis - framing
Anna Meadors - Sand and Clay
Andy Hudson - clarinet
Abby Fisher - percussion
Evan Saddler - percussion
Derek Johnson - electric guitar
Dutcher Snedeker - piano
Kate Dreyfuss - violin
Zan Berry - cello
Cody Takács - double bass

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Tuesday 7/26 at 4:30 pm
The Music of Martin Bresnik

Going Home (Vysoke, My Jerusalem)
Theodosia Roussos - oboe
Kate Outterbridge - violin
Kieran Welch - viola
Ashley Bathgate - cello

Prayers Remain Forever
Ashley Bathgate - cello
Thomas Kotcheff - piano

Bucket Rider
Be Just

Bang on a Can All-Stars
Ken Thomson - clarinet and bass clarinet
Ashley Bathgate - cello
Mark Stewart - guitar
Vicky Chow - piano
Gregg August - bass
David Cossin - percussion

 

 

The Los Angeles Master Chorale’s recording of David Lang’s the national anthems is paired with the premiere recording for full chorus of his 2008 Pulitzer Prize-winning work the little match girl passion.

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Bang on a Can and the Jewish Museum present a concert by clarinetist-composer Don Byron. A long-time collaborator of Bang on a Can, Byron has always found exhilarating and unexpected musical avenues to explore, interpreting a wildly diverse range of styles and artists from funk-drenched R&B to klezmer, from gospel legend Thomas A. Dorsey to Mickey Katz, Duke Ellington to Junior Walker. Don Byron is renowned for his dedication to and innovation in quintessential American traditional music genres from klezmer to blues to bluegrass to gospel to jazz.

Bang on a Can and the Noguchi Museum present: Iva Bittova!

Unparalleled Czech violinist/singer/composer Iva Bittová is recognized worldwide for her unique solo style, displaying a musical worldview and visionary creativity unlike any other. New York Magazine describes, "Her sound is invigorating, urgent, and also soothing; it is a fusion of Old World and new-music sensibilities."

Concerts at the Noguchi are free with museum admission and take place in the garden, weather permitting, or in the galleries, with some mats and limited bench seating available. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Bang on a Can and the Jewish Museum present Mariachi Flor de Toloache as part of the Museum Mile Festival!

Now celebrating its 38th year, the annual Museum Mile Festival takes place rain or shine with free admission to the Jewish Museum and six other museums on Fifth Avenue. Enjoy live music by Mariachi Flor de Toloache in collaboration with Bang on a Can, family-friendly activities, and special exhibitions, including:

Isaac Mizrahi: An Unruly History
Roberto Burle Marx: Brazilian Modernist
Using Walls, Floors, and Ceilings: Beatriz Milhazes
Masterpieces & Curiosities: The Fictional Portrait
The Television Project: Some of My Best Friends

Details on the Festival’s offerings can be found at MuseumMileFestival.org.

Bang on a Can and the Noguchi Museum present Theo Bleckmann!

Opening this summer’s series of concerts at the Noguchi Museum on June 12, jazz singer and new music composer Theo Bleckmann makes music that is accessibly sophisticated, unsentimentally emotional, and seriously playful. His work has been described as “from another planet” (New York Times), as “magical, futuristic,” (AllAboutJazz), “transcendent” (Village Voice) and “brilliant” (New York Magazine). The program will include Bleckmann as a vocalist in his own songs for voice, toys, electronic processing, piano.

Concerts at the Noguchi are free with museum admission and take place in the garden, weather permitting, or in the galleries, with some mats and limited bench seating available. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

More info on the Noguhi Museum webpage

Join us for a thrilling night of drinks, music and dinner at the phenomenal new music space National Sawdust, in Williamsburg, this June 22. We're honoring Claudia Gould of The Jewish Museum, with performances by Don Byron, Asphalt Orchestra the Young People's Chorus and more. Don't miss it!

This year we'll open up the party at 9pm for drinks and dancing, with a special $20 ticket. Whether you can buy a table or come for the DJ, we can't wait to see you and thank you for supporting our vision.

To buy tickets, give or to learn more BANG BENEFIT 2016.

From June 16-19, Bang on a Can will be a part of the performing arts extravaganza: The International Festival of Arts & Ideas, in New Haven, CT!

June 16-18, we'll be perform the full staging of Julia Wolfe's Steel Hammer with SITI Company.

June 19, the All-Stars are joined by three of the hottest ensembles of the Polish jazz scene for the International Festival of Arts & Ideas Music Marathon, called "Off the Charts".