Over 30 recitals and concerts in all! 

The Bang on a Can Festival at MASS MoCA includes daily recitals in the galleries (1:30pm M-F; 4:30 M-Sat.), all free with museum admission, as well as daily rehearsals and composition seminars on topics including the business of music and technology; special guest artists; concerts in the community; and the festival finale -- the "Marathon" -- a six-hour musical celebration.  

For a selection of last year's events, see below.

2014 Summer Festival:

WEEK ONE: 4:30pm Recitals

July 16 - Vicky Chow, piano
Tristan Perich - Surface Image for piano and 40 1-bit electronics

July 17 - Vicki Ray - Ray/Kallay duo
The Grammy nominated Ray/Kallay duo plays music for two microtonal keyboards featuring Enno Poppe's RAD along with new works written for the duo by Jason Heath and Bill Alves. Also featured is Ives' classic Three Quarter Tone Pieces.

July 18 - Mark Stewart and friends
Music for Eccentric Soundmakers
Mark Stewart, multi-instrumentalist; special musical guests TBA!
Pieces for the original instrumentaria of Gunnar Schonbeck, Hans Reichl,  Mark Stewart & others, including the 9 Foot Banjo, Daxophone, Slide Whistle Organ, Hang, Utterphone, and many more.

July 19 - Ken Thomson - New virtuosic and visceral works for cello and piano
Ken Thomson examines and reinvents these classic forms in expansive works written 2012-2014. World premiere of Restless for cello and piano performed by Ashley Bathgate and Karl Larson; Massachusetts premiere of Me Vs. for solo piano performed by Karl Larson.

WEEK TWO: 4:30pm Recitals
July 21 - Nick Photinos, cello with Vicki Ray, piano
works by Franghiz Ali-Zadeh, Andrew Norman, Richard Reed Parry, and more

July 22 - Todd Reynolds, violin and friends

July 23 - Gregg August, bass and David Cossin, percussion
with special guest Robert Black, bass

July 24 - Ashley Bathgate, cello
works by Kate Moore, world premiere by Fay Wang and more.

July 25 - the Music of Michael Gordon
Clouded Yellow, Weather 3, Tree-Oh, Tinge

WEEK THREE: Bang on a Can Plays Art