Bang on a Can Marathon – Live Online

Sunday, October 18, 20203:00pm

Bang on a Can Marathon - live stream

George Crumb: A Little Midnight Music (selections) performed by Susan Grace
Annie Gosfield: Curveballs and Asteroids (world premiere) performed by Ken Thomson
Christina Wheeler: A Coda for the Totality of Blackness Trilogy (world premiere)
Alvin Singleton: Argoru II performed by Seth Parker Woods
Jeffrey Brooks: Santuario (world premiere) performed by Mark Stewart
Mazz Swift
Greg Saunier: John Paul George and Ringo Pry Open the Gates of Hell (world premiere) performed by David Cossin
Gemma Peacocke: Fear of Flying (world premiere) performed by Nathalie Joachim
David Longstreth: (video unavailable)
John Fitz Rogers: Come Closer performed by Michael Harley
William Parker: Hum Spirituals (world premiere)
Leaha Maria Villarreal: The Warmth of Other Suns performed by Andie Tanning
Tyshawn Sorey
Tania León: Paisanos Semos! and Bailarín performed by Jiji
Anna Webber
Christopher Cerrone: Liminal Highway (first 2 mvmts) performed by Tim Munro
Valgier Sigurdsson: Brevis (world premiere) performed by Vicky Chow
Nels Cline & Yuka C. Honda
Daniel Bernard Roumain: Why Did They Kill Sandra Bland? (world premiere) performed by Arlen Hlusko
Du Yun
Krists Auznieks: Arise (world premiere) performed by Robert Black
Bill Frisell

On October 18, from 3-9pm EDT Bang on a Can re-ignites with 6 hours of nonconformist, noncommercial, boundary-smashing music. We kick off at 3pm with a special birthday tribute to master composer George Crumb (91 years young!), and close off with a solo sonic adventure featuring guitarist-composer Bill Frisell.  Don’t miss 9 world premieres commissioned especially for the day, a rare solo appearance by David Longstreth (of Dirty Projectors) plus music and performances by Hauschka, Nathalie Joachim, Tania León, William Parker, Nels Cline and Yuka C. Honda, Du Yun, and many more greats.