Bang on a Can Summer Festival

July 9July 29, 2012

1040 MASS MoCA Way
North Adams, MA map

The festival includes daily recitals in the museum galleries at 1:30pm (M-F) & 4:30pm (M-Sat) (free with museum admission) featuring festival faculty and fellows, our signature Marathon concert festival blow-out, and much more!

Recital highlights of the 2012 Festival included:

July 11: David Cossin, percussion, plays music of Gyan Riley
July 12: Vicky Ray, piano, plays music of John Cage, Bruce Reiprich, Sean Heim, and Somei Satoh
July 12: Michael Gordon’s Timber performed by Mantra Percussion
July 13: Ashley Bathgate, cello, plays music of John Zorn, Bill Ryan, Yoav Shemesh, Gregg August, and Philip Glass
July 14: Vicky Chow, piano, plays John Cage Sonatas and Interludes
July 16: Todd Reynolds, violin, and friends
July 17: Music for Two Pianos
July 18: Ken Thomson, clarinet, and friends
July 18: Latin music concert
July 19: David Lang’s Child
July 20: Gregg August, bass; Nick Photinos, cello
July 21: The music of Philip Glass
July 21: Bang on a Can All-Stars perform Field Recordings
July 23:WORLD PREMIERES by our festival composers: Samuel Crawford, Daniel Dehaan, Fjola Evans, Molly Fishman, Yotam Haber, Loren Loiacono, Mike Perdue, and John Supko.
July 24: Music of Julia Wolfe
July 25: More new music by the festival composers
July 25: Annual community concert at Windsor Lake
July 26: Percussion quartet plays John Cage, Earle Brown and more
July 27: Cello extravaganza — trios, quartets and octets play music of John Zorn, Arvo Part, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Bonham, Matt Frey, and Steve Reich.
July 27: Found Sound Nation at Downstreet Arts on Main Street

JULY 28 Marathon featuring special guest Steve Reich:

George Crumb – Ancient Voices of Children
Steve Reich – Cello Counterpoint
Dan Becker – S.T.I.C
Lou Harrison – Violin Concerto
David Crowell – Waiting in the Rain for Snow

Ken Thomson – Incoming
Hans Abrahamsen – Schnee, Canon 2B
Giacinto Scelsi – Okanagon
Pauline Oliveros – Sonic Meditation
David Lang – sunray
Missy Mazzoli – Shy Girl Shouting Music

Jeffrey Brooks – After the Treewatcher
Steve Reich – Eight Lines
Julia Wolfe – Lick
Michael Gordon – Four Kings Fight Five
Steve Reich – Clapping Music
Steve Reich – 2×5