Saturday, February 9, 2008 - 12:00pm - 10:00pm


San Francisco, CA

Bang on a Can brings it's signature event, the Marathon to San Francisco. Featuring the Bang on a Can All-Stars, Iva Bittova, Don Byron, Pamela Z, Carla Kihlstedt's Necessary Monsters, Cheb I Sabbah, and more. Full program:

Noon-6pm in the Forum

  • Annie Gosfield, Overvoltage Rumble, Bang on a Can All-Stars
  • Fred Frith, Snakes and Ladders, Bang on a Can All-Stars
  • Julia Wolfe, My Lips from Speaking,  Lisa Moore, piano
  • Karólína Eiríksdóttir,  Stjörnumuldur,   Njúton
  • Kolbeinn Einarsson,  18 Virgins,    Njúton
  • Evan Ziporyn,  Speak, At-man!,   Njúton
  • Carla Kihlstedt, 3 Songs from Necessary Monsters, Necessary Monsters
  • Paul Lansky,  A is for…,    Bang on a Can All-Stars
  • Lukas Ligeti,  Glamour Girl,   Bang on a Can All-Stars
  • Pamela Z,  Suite for Vocals & Electronics, Pamela Z
  • Ernesto Diaz-Infante,  Sun Heals Life,  Ernesto Diaz-Infante & The Neshama Alma Band & Marjorie Sturm    
  • Cornelius Boots,  Tooth & Claw,   Edmund Welles: the bass clarinet
  • Alvin Lucier,  Canon,    Bang on a Can All-Stars
  • Thurston Moore,  Stroking Piece #1,   Bang on a Can All-Stars
  • Cheb I Sabbah, Jog Alaap (Shri Durga),  Cheb I Sabbah, Riffat Sultana, Shiraz & Salar Nader     


8pm in the Theater  

  • David Lang,   Cheating, Lying, Stealing,  Bang on a Can All-Stars
  • Michael Gordon, I Buried Paul,   Bang on a Can All-Stars
  • Don Byron,  Selections from “A Ballad for Many”, Bang on a Can All-Stars and Don Byron, clarinet
  • Julia Wolfe,  Big Beautiful Dark & Scary,  Bang on a Can All-Stars
  • Iva Bittová,  solo,    Iva Bittová, violin, voice
  • Iva Bittová, Selections from “Elida”, Bang on a Can All-Stars and Iva Bittová, violin, voice