Bang on a Can Summer Marathon – August 1

Saturday, August 1, 20154:00pm10:00pm

1040 MASS MoCA Way
North Adam, MA 01247 map
Bang on a Can Summer Marathon - August 1 North Adam Massachusetts

Saturday, Aug 1, 4pm-10pm: 2015 Summer Marathon

Bang on a Can Marathon: $15 to $24

The Bang on a Can Marathon is a 6-hour day-night boundary-busting festival finale featuring 50+ musicians and composers from around the world and has become one of the most diverse, open and exciting summer music events in the Berkshires. This year’s highlights include excerpts from Philip Glass’s legendary Einstein on the Beach, music/video by Christian Marclay, songs by Meredith Monk, the forceful Singing in the Dead of Night by this year’s Pulitzer Prize-winner Julia Wolfe, an ambitious world premiere by the brilliant Minneapolis based composer Jeffrey Brooks, and more.

Actually, why be coy? Here’s what we’ve programmed so far, not in program order yet:

Andy Akiho – NO one To kNOW
Anna Clyne, A wonderful Day
Chris Cerrone, High Windows
Christian Marclay, Fade to Slide
Claude Vivier, Et je reverrai cette cille etrange
David Lang: How To Pray
Jeffrey Brooks, Capriccio on the Departure of a Beloved Brother
Julia Wolfe, Singing in the Dead of Night
Kyle Gann: Snake Dance 3
Maura Bosch, About the Night
Meredith Monk, Double Fiesta
Michael Gordon, Tree-Oh
Orchestra of Original Instruments, led by Mark Stewart
Oscar Bettison, Gauze Vespers
Paul Dolden, Rave
Paula Matthusen, ontology of an echo
Pere Gudmonsen-Holmgreen, Din Tavshed
Philip Glass, Bed – from Einstein on the Beach
Philip Glass, Knee play 4 – from Einstein on the Beach