Bang on a Can Marathon in Rotterdam! April 23

Bang on a Can invades De Doelen with its incomparable super-mix of boundary-busting music from around the corner and around the world!  The day-night concert will feature performances by some of the most innovative musicians of our time.

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Highlights include a world premiere collaboration between New York’s electric Bang on a Can All-Stars and Dutch comrades Ensemble Klang, performing brand new music by Pete Harden; Bang on a Can’s acclaimed live arrangements of Brian Eno’s ambient classic Music for Airports, performed together with musicians of CodArts Rotterdam; a set of classic core repertoire from New York’s celebrated Bang on a Can co-founders Michael Gordon, David Lang, Julia Wolfe, plus late-great UK composer Steve Martland’s trademark work Horses of Instruction; Ensemble Klang performing Fuse by Rotterdam’s own eclectic and electric composer Jan-Bas Bollen, plus Peter Adriaansz’ radiant and mesmerizing Nu descendant un escalier, the fast and furious ppop by Oscar Bettison, and Tom Johnson’s whimsical and epic Narayana’s Cows; special gems from the Bang on a Can All-Stars’ 2015 record release Field Recordings including a choice pick from Anna Clyne and a new film/score by visual art-star Christian Marclay; refreshing highlights from Bang on a Can All-Stars’ own Dutch repertoire including the electro-acoustic Fix/us by Martyn Padding and Dutch master Louis Andriessen’s scenic and meditative Life with films by video artist Marijke Van Warmerdam; and don’t miss your chance to break bread with all of the artists along the way during the “tafelmuziek” dinner party!