Posted in music | tour dates on June 17, 2011

Asphalt Orchestra at Lincoln Center (more by Benjamin Lozovsky)
Asphalt Orchestra

The Bang on a Can Marathon returns on Sunday (6/19) with a mammoth thirteen hours of FREE live music kicking off at 11AM at NYC's World Financial Center Winter Garden (200 Vesey Street). Featuring over 150 musicians/composers, the fest includes performances from, and compositions by, names like Philip Glass, Glenn Branca Ensemble, Sun Ra Arkestra, David Byrne/Annie Clark, Bryce Dessner, Frank Zappa, Bjork, Yoko Ono, and many more. The full lineup and schedule is below.

11am OUTSIDE Asphalt Orchestra performing Carlton by STEW/ Heidi Rodewald and Opus 81 by Yoko Ono Queens College Percussion Ensemble with Matthew Welch, bagpipes; Amanda Accardi piano; Michael Lipsey, conductor performing The Self and the Other by Matthew Welch Flutist Alejandro Escuer performing Códigos secretos *** by Gabriela Ortiz
12pm Queens College Percussion Ensemble with Iktus Percussion performing Portrait of Eva Hesse (palindrome), for 2 to 19 percussionists in unison contours by Anthony Gatto JACK Quartet performing Three Small Pieces for String Quartet ** by Richard Ayres Prism Saxophone Quartet performing Hymn by Kati Agócs Violinist Todd Reynolds performing his own work Transamerica * Prism Saxophone Quartet performing Xas by Iannis Xenakis Sentieri Selvaggi performing Love Always Counts ** by Michael Nyman and Sinatra Shag by Michael Daugherty Prism Saxophone Quartet performing Keen by Roshanne Etezady
2pmSentieri Selvaggi performing Risvegliatevi! ** by Filippo Del Corno, Brightness ** by Mauro Montalbetti and Zingiber ** by Carlo Boccadoro Asphalt Orchestra performing Two Ships by David Byrne and Annie Clark and Ngoma Yekwedu by Thomas Mapfumo Bang on a Can All-Stars performing Concerning the Doodle by Christine Southworth and O Shut Your Eyes Against the Wind by Bryce Dessner
4pmYoung People's Chorus of New York City with Maya Beiser, cello; Michael Harrison, just-intonation piano; and Payton MacDonald, percussion performing Hijaz by Michael Harrison Guitarists Taylor Levine and James Moore performing Warmth by David Lang Young People's Chorus of New York City and JACK Quartet performing Exalted by Michael Gordon Athelas Wind Quintet and Frode Andersen performing Songs and Rhapsodies ** by Poul Ruders Asphalt Orchestra performing Zomby Woof by Frank Zappa and Hyper Ballad by Bjork
6pmAsphalt Orchestra performing Champagne by Goran Bregovic Talea Ensemble and soprano Tony Arnold performing An Index of Metals*** by Fausto Romitelli Timo Andres performing his own work At the River
8pm Signal performing Cruel Sister by Julia Wolfe Toby Twining performing excerpts from his own work Eurydice Bang on a Can All-Stars and Philip Glass performing Glass' Music in Similar Motion and Closing Sun Ra Arkestra performing their own work
10pmClarinetists Evan Ziporyn, Carol McGonnell, Joshua Rubin, and Michael Lowenstern performing Hive by Evan Ziporyn Glenn Branca Ensemble performing The Ascension: The Sequel by Glenn Branca


Comments (5)

This is going to be great.

Posted by Anonymous | June 17, 2011 10:12 AM

fooled me. i thought david byrne/st. vincent were performing.

Posted by Anonymous | June 17, 2011 11:25 AM

fantastic show and awesome is the best city in the world.

Posted by Anonymous | June 20, 2011 1:02 AM

fantastic show and awesome for me is the best city in the world.

Posted by kelly | August 19, 2011 11:37 PM

fooled me. i thought david byrne/st. vincent were performing.

Posted by otwcsc | December 9, 2011 2:54 AM

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