LOUD Weekend! July 28-30 at MASS MoCA
“LOUD WEEKEND IS BACK! We are thrilled to fill the spectacular MASS MoCA with music that will change your life. Come join us for a packed weekend of live music as renegade composers and performers take the stage. We’ll be there to greet you, hang out, and share the listening experience” – Michael Gordon, David Lang & Julia Wolfe
Can Dance! Bang on a Can All-Stars perform with commissioned Dances on Film! July 29 at MASS MoCA
Our very own Bang on a Can All-Stars perform the world premiere-preview of Can Dance – live music and dance on film! The Bang on a Can All-Stars’ newest show is a seamless integration of cutting edge music, revolutionary dance, and film. Nine extraordinary choreographers have been commissioned to create dance/films to music written for and performed by the Bang on a Can All-Stars: Josue Collado Fregoso: Joie de Vivre with Marissa, a film by Pioneer Winter; Michael Gordon: July (selections) for solo piano with film by Brian Brooks; Hildur Guðnadóttir: Fear of Dog, a film by Andros Zins-Browne; David Lang: interstate with film by Annie-B Parson; Qasim Naqvi: Featureless with film by Kyle Marshall; Angélica Negrón: Tursistas with Kookik, a film by Keerati Jinakunwiphat; Henry Threadgill: With or Without Card with film by Rena Butler; Trevor Weston: Dig it with The Burglar, a film by Jerron Herman; Julia Wolfe: Into the clouds with film by Andrea Miller.
The Bang on a Can All-Stars feature: Robert Black, bass; Vicky Chow, piano; David Cossin, percussion; Arlen Hlusko, cello; Mark Stewart, guitar; Ken Thomson, sax & clarinet.