Over 30 recitals and concerts in all!
Performances at the Bang on a Can Festival at MASS MoCA begin July 15 and include daily recitals in the galleries (1:30p M-F; 4:30p M-Sat.), all free with museum admission, as well as free concerts in the community, a performance for kids on Sat July 18, and two large-scale performances in the Hunter Center on Sat July 25 and Sat Aug 1. Full details below!
The daily 1:30 gallery recitals are performed by fellows at the festival with program info listed at the entrance to the gallery on the day of the show.
Here is a listing of the 4:30 gallery recitals:
Weds July 15 - Nick Photinos, cello, performs a new work by Florent Ghys
Thurs July 16 - Vicky Chow, piano, performs music by Andy Akiho, Jacob Cooper, and Daniel Wohl, and Jakub Ciupinski and a new commissioned work by Molly Joyce, a 2105 summer festival composer
Fri July 17 - Mark Stewart & Friends! Music for Glass Musical Instruments (with members of the MIT Glass Lab Band and "Moving Sand, Moving Sound" a new film by Gabe Gomez)
Sat July 18 - Bearthoven (Karl Larson, piano; Matt Evans, percussion; Pat Swoboda, bass) performs music by Nik Baertsch, Fjola Evans, Brooks Frederickson, Brian Petuch, and Ken Thomson
Mon July 20 - Vicki Ray, piano, performing The Exquisite Corps(e) - a project with music by the composition faculty at CalArts
Tues July 21- tba
Weds July 22- Todd Reynolds, violin, and friends
Thurs July 23- Gregg August, bass, and friends
Fri July 24 - the music of Julia Wolfe, performed by festival ensembles. Program includes Lick, Four Marys, and Girl with a Blue Dress On.
From July 25 - Aug 1, the festival culminates with "Bang on a Can Plays Art," a jam-packed new music extravaganza featuring 13 concerts in 8 days. Bang on a Can Plays Art draws inspiration from the visual art on display in the galleries at MASS MoCA. Each concert showcases music that interacts with the art on various levels – stylistically, thematically, and whimsically – performed by the Bang on a Can All-Stars, Festival Artists and Fellows, and special guest Alvin Lucier.
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