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 FregosoJoie de Vivre with Marissa, a film by Pioneer Winter; Michael Gordon: July (selections) for solo piano with film by Brian BrooksHildur Guðnadóttir: Fear of Dog, a film by Andros Zins-BrowneDavid Langinterstate with film by Annie-B ParsonQasim NaqviFeatureless with film by Kyle MarshallAngélica NegrónTursistas with Kookik, a film by Keerati JinakunwiphatHenry ThreadgillWith or Without Card with film by Rena ButlerTrevor WestonDig it with The Burglar, a film by Jerron HermanJulia WolfeInto 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.