Saturday, February 19, 2011

Bang on a Can All-Stars

Jefferson Theater, University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA map

The All-Stars perform in concert at the culmination of a three-day residency.
Julia Wolfe: Believing
Michael Gordon: For Madeline
Brian Eno: Music for Airports 1/1 (arr. Michael Gordon)
Michael Gordon: Industry
Evan Ziporyn: Be in
Don Byron: Basquiat & Show Him Some Lub


May 7May 8, 2011

Bang on a Can All-Stars

London, United Kingdom map

The All-Stars join the Barbican in “Reverberations: The Influence of Steve Reich,” a weekend celebration of the the great minimalist pioneer. Collaborating with eighth blackbird, Kronos Quartet, Lee Ranaldo of Sonic Youth and more, the All-Stars will perform works by Louis Andriessen, Lukas Ligeti, Steve Marland, Brian Eno, Lee Renaldo, and Reich himself.


June 19June 20, 2011

Bang on a Can Marathon

World Financial Center Winter Garden
New York, NY map


  • STEW/Heidi Rodewald- CarltonOpus 81
    •  Asphalt Orchestra
  •  Matthew Welch – The Self and the Others
    •  Queens College Percussion Ensemble with Matthew Welch, Amanda Accardi, Michael Lipsey
  •  Gabriela Ortiz – Codigos secretos
    •  Alejandro Escuer, flute


  •  Anthony Gatto – Portrait of Eva Hesse (palindrome)
    •  Queens College Percussion Ensemble with Iktus Percussion
  •  Richard Ayers – Three Small Pieces for String Quartet
    •  JACK Quartet
  •  Kati Agocs – Hymn
    •  Prism Saxophone Quartet
  • Michael Nyman- Love Always CountsSinatra Shag
    • Sentieri Selvaggi
  • Roshanne Etezady – Keen
    •  Prism Saxophone Quartet

2:00 PM

  • Filippo Del Corno – Risvegliatevi!BrightnessZingiber
    •  Sentieri Selvaggi
  •  David Byrne and Annie Clark – Two ShipsNgoma Yekwedu
    •  Asphalt Orchestra
  • Christine Southworth – Concerning the Doodle O Shut Your Eyes Against the Wind
    • Bang on a Can All-Stars

4:00 PM

  • Michael Harrison – Hijaz
    • Young People’s Chorus of New York City with Maya Beiser, cello; Michael Harrison, piano; Payton MacDonald, percussion
  • David Lang- warmth
    • Taylor Levine and James Moore, guitar
  • Michael Gordon – Exalted
    •  Young People’s Chorus of New York City and JACK Quartet
  •  Poul Ruders – Songs and Rhapsodies
    • Athelas Wind Quintet
  •  Frank Zappa – Zomby WoofHyper Ballad
    •  Asphalt Orchestra

6:00 PM

  •  Goran Bregovic – Champagne
    •  Asphalt Orchestra
  •  Fausto Romitelli – An Index of Heavy Metals
    •  Talea Ensemble and soprano Tony Arnold
  • Timo Andres – At the River
    • Timo Andres, piano

8:00 PM

  • Julia Wolfe – Cruel Sister
    • Signal Ensemble
  • Toby Twining – Eurydice
    • Toby Twining Music
  • Philip Glass – Music in Similar Motion; Closing
    • Bang on a Can All-Stars and Philip Glass
  • Sun Ra Arkestra performing their own work

10:00 PM

  • Evan Ziporyn – Hive
    • Evan Ziporyn, Carol McGonnell, Joshua Rubin, Michael Lowenstern, clarinets
  • Glenn Branca – The Ascension: The Sequel
    •  Glenn Branca Ensemble



July 11July 31, 2011

Bang on a Can Summer Festival at MASS MoCA

North Adams, MA map

North Adams explodes with music as the fellows & faculty of the Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival use every available space on the MASS MoCA campus & throughout the community to create and perform music. The festival features two recitals a day (Mon-Fri at 1:30pm and 4:30pm and Sat at 4:30pm), free with gallery admission. We will also throw our annual music bash, the Summer Marathon, a six-hour blow-out festival finale on July 30.

Festival passes will be available. See past summer archives for a sample schedule.