Sunday, August 9, 2015 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm


9-01 33rd Road, Long Island City, NY 11106 [map]

For the fifth year in a row, Bang on a Can partners with the Noguchi Museum to present an innovative performance series.

JG Thirlwell is a composer/producer/performer based in Brooklyn, who also works under many pseudonyms including Manorexia, Foetus, Steroid Maximus, Baby Zizanie, Hydroze Plus and Wiseblood. He has released over thirty albums, composed commissions for Bang On A Can and Kronos Quartet among others, and creates the musical score for the show Venture Bros on Cartoon Network. Thirlwell will be presenting a program of works for string quartet, including a world premiere and a NY premiere. He will join the quartet for the last piece, which will be for string quartet with electronic treatments. The string quartet is: Adrianna Mateo and Elena Moon Park on violins, Isabel Hagen on viola and Clara Kennedy on cello.

photo of JG Thirlwell: Marylene Mey