Bang on a Can Marathon

June 21, 2015 | 12:00 pm | 200 Vesey Street | New York, NY | All Ages | FREE!  
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Presented by Bang on a Can and Arts Brookfield as part of The River to River Festival

Bang on a Can returns to the Winter Garden at Brookfield Place with its annual incomparable super-mix of boundary-busting music from around the corner and around the world! The 2015 Bang on a Can Marathon will feature rare performances by some of the most innovative musicians of our time side-by-side with some of today’s most pioneering young artists.

10 HOURS of Live Music. FREE! On Sunday, June 21, from 12 noon to 10pm, Bang on a Can returns to downtown Manhattan for its annual Bang on a Can Marathon, FREE for the public at the Winter Garden at Brookfield Place(230 Vesey Street), co-presented by Arts Brookfield and Lower Manhattan Cultural Council as part of the River To River Festival. This annual incomparable super-mix of boundary-busting music from around the corner and around the world features ten hours of rare performances by some of the most innovative musicians of our time side-by-side with some of today’s most pioneering young artists.

Lead support for the 2015 Bang on a Can Marathon is provided by the Howard Gilman Foundation and by ASCAPprotecting, supporting, and fostering the work of composers worldwide.

SET TIMES ARE APPROXIMATE

12:00 PM

Lord Nelson, Ah Goin’ An Party Tonight (arr. Kendall Williams)
Kendall Williams, Down Seven
-Crossfire Steel Orchestra, Inc.

Tristan Perich, Surface Image
-Vicky Chow, piano

Lainie Fefferman, Tongue of Thorns
-Dither

2:00 PM

Florent Ghys, Music from the CD Television
-Florent Ghys, bass

LJ White, Wilder Shores (world premiere – with original poetry by Matthew Dickman and Michael Dickman)
-Third Angle New Music

David Lang, face so pale
-Grand Band

Pixies / Charles Thompson, Bone Machine (arr. Peter Hess); River Euphrates (arr. Stephanie Richards); Cactus (arr. Ed RosenBerg III)
-Asphalt Orchestra

Kendall Williams, Rehearsals, MisConception
-Crossfire Steel Orchestra, Inc.

Julia Wolfe, Reeling (from Field Recordings)
Johann Johannsson, Hz (from Field Recordings)
Anna Clyne, A Wonderful Day (from Field Recordings)
Todd Reynolds, Seven Sundays (from Field Recordings)
-Bang on a Can All-Stars

4:00 PM

Somei Satoh, Incarnations
-Tomoko Mukaiyama, piano

Julian Day, Quartz (NY premiere)
-Third Angle New Music

Ivo Papasov, Ivo’s Ruchenitsa, Trakia Suite, Ilikovo Horo (arr. Peter Hess – world premiere of arrangement)
-Asphalt Orchestra

Paul Kerekes, wither
-Grand Band

6:00 PM

Bobby Previte, Terminals 3 and 4
So Percussion & Nels Cline, guitar & Bobby Previte, drums

Michael Gordon, Ode to La Bruja, Hanon, Czerny, Van Cliburn and little gold stars… (or, To Everyone Who Made My Life Miserable, Thank You.)
-Grand Band

Cyro Baptista, Forró for All
-Cyro Baptista & Friends

8:00 PM

Lao Luo, Michael Gordon, David Lang, Julia Wolfe, Cloud-River-Mountain (world premiere)
-Gong Linna, voice & Bang on a Can All-Stars

Glenn Branca, The Ascension III
-Glenn Branca Ensemble

10:00 PM END
PLUS Bang on a Can’s social engagement wing Found Sound Nation hosts its Street Studio – a mobile recording studio equipped for passersby and Marathon musicians alike to spontaneously create and record original music!

 

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