People's Commissioning Fund

Thursday, February 26, 20157:30pm

People's Commissioning Fund New York New York

Bang on a Can returns to the Ecstatic Music Festival for the annual People’s Commissioning Fund concert, one of the most anticipated and reliable launching pads for emerging composers in New York and beyond.

On February 26, the Bang on a Can All-Stars will premiere new works by Wilco’s Glenn Kotche, Jace Clayton (aka DJ/rupture) and Ben Frost. Also on the program its Donnacha Dennehy‘s Streetwalker, Michael Gordon‘s For Madeline, Annie Gosfield’s Overvoltage Rumble, and Erdem Helvacioglu‘s Tales of Oppression and Resistance (parts 6 and 10).

John Schaefer of WNYC-FM will host the evening for future radio broadcasts on his program, “New Sounds Live” and the concert will be streamed live on Q2 Music and will be available for on-demand listening at


Donnacha Dennehy   Streetwalker
Glenn Kotche    Time Spirals *
Jace Clayton    Lethe’s Children *
Ben Frost    Negative Ghostrider II *
     -intermission –
Michael Gordon    for Madeline
Erdem Helvacıoğlu   Tales of Oppression and Resistance (parts 6 and 10) **  
Annie Gosfield    Overvoltage Rumble

*world premiere
 **U.S. premiere