Posted in music on May 22, 2012

Philip Glass at Tibet House benefit in February (more by Dana (distortion) Yavin)
Philip Glass

BAM's 30th annual Next Wave Festival is going down from September 5, 2012 - January 19, 2013. The festival encompasses music, theater, film, dance and more. This year's programming includes Robert Wilson, Philip Glass and Lucinda Childs performing in Einstein on the Beach: an Opera in Four Acts; plus John Cale's Life Along the Borderline: A Tribute to Nico (w/ special guests, U.S. premiere); and When Past & Future Collide: Paris 1919 (w/ Wordless Music Orchestra, NY premiere); David Lang and Anonymous 4's love fail; So Percussion and Ain Gordon's Where (we) Live, and more. The complete list of 2012 Next Wave Festival programming is below.

Speaking of Philip Glass, the Philip Glass Ensemble will continue to celebrate his 75th birthday this year with a free show at Rockefeller Park on June 20 as part of the RIver to River Festival. The show will be opened by youth ensemble Face the Music, who will be performing Philip Glass' Glassworks. The show happens a few days after Philip finishes up his intimate three-night run at Issue Project Room.

Complete 2012 Next Wave Festival programming below...

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BAM 2012 Next Wave Festival:
Music/Music Theater Engagements:
Einstein on the Beach.........Robert Wilson, Philip Glass, Lucinda Childs
The Loves of Pharaoh........Joseph C. Phillips Jr.
Red Hot + Cuba!...............Alexander Abreu, CuCu Diamantes, Kelvis Ochoa, David Torrens, Carlos Varela, and others
love fail...........................David Lang, Anonymous 4
Where (we) Live...............Sō Percussion, Ain Gordon
Life Along the Borderline: A Tribute to Nico.........John Cale and guests
When Past & Future Collide: Paris 1919............John Cale, Wordless Music Orchestra

Dance:
Lighthouse/Lightning Rod and Griot New York (excerpts)...Garth Fagan Dance, Wynton Marsalis
Political Mother.................Hofesh Shechter Company
"...como el musguito en la piedra, ay, si, si, si..."...Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch
Ímã & Sem Mim................Grupo Corpo, Roderigo Pederneiras

Theater:
Rhinoceros....................... Théâtre de la Ville, Paris; Emmanuel Demarcy-Mota
HOUSE / DIVIDED..................The Builders Association, Marianne Weems
Sans Objet.............................Compagnie 111, Aurélien Bory
Donka: A Letter to Chekhov.......Daniele Finzi Pasca
Roman Tragedies....................Toneelgroep Amsterdam, Ivo van Hove
Trojan Women (After Euripides)........................SITI Company, Anne Bogart
Faust: A Love Story.............Vesturport Theatre and Reykjavík City Theatre, Gisli Örn Gardarsson

Fishman Space/BAM Richard B. Fisher Building programming:
ECLIPSE........................Jonah Bokaer x Anthony McCall
Miriam............................Nora Chipaumire, Eric Ting
The Channel....................Derrick Adams
Next Wave of Song............Ian and Chad, Tamar-kali: Pseudoacoustic
Paris Commune...............The Civilians, Steven Cosson, Michael Friedman
Brooklyn Bred..................Coco Fusco, Dread Scott, Jennifer Miller, curated by Martha Wilson
ELSEWHERE...................Maya Beiser, Robert Woodruff
Out Cold / Zippo Songs......Theo Bleckmann and American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME), Phil Kline
red, black & GREEN: a blues.....Marc Bamuthi Joseph / Living Word Project, Michael John Garcés
The Shooting Gallery................Bill Morrison, Richard Einhorn
DanceMotion USAsm ................Trey McIntyre Project, Asian dance company (to be announced)
Untrained................................Lucy Guerin
And lose the name of action.......Miguel Gutierrez and the Powerful People
Timber...................................Mantra Percussion, Michael Gordon
All That Fall.............................Pan Pan Theatre Company

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Comments (5)

JOHN CALE

Posted by Anonymous | May 22, 2012 1:04 PM

You don't have to be a Rockefeller to help a feller

Posted by Anonymous | May 22, 2012 1:19 PM

Philip Glass Kinda looks like Lou Reed there.

Posted by Anonymous | May 22, 2012 2:14 PM

John Cale is the man!

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