Posted in music on June 17, 2012

Bang on a Can 2011 (more by Andrew Frisicano)
Bang on a Can

The 2012 River to River Festival kicked off today (6/17) at noon with the Bang on a Can Marathon at the World Financial Center Winter Garden. As mentioned the marathon runs through midnight and features a huge variety of performers including Kaki King, David Longstreth, Steve Reich, and many others.

If you missed it, the full schedule for today's marathon is listed below...

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12pm
Lois V Vierk - Go Guitars
- Dither
Daniel Wohl - Saint Arc
- Ashley Bathgate
Jeremy Howard Beck - Awakening
- The Guidonian Hand
Evan Ziporyn - In Bounds
- Vicky Chow
Ruben Naeff - Bash
- NYU Contemporary Music Ensemble with Jonathan Haas
Michael Lowenstern - Crossroads; Boot
- Todd Reynolds and Michael Lowenstern

2pm
Eve Beglarian - In and Out of the Game
- The Guidonian Hand
Julia Wolfe - my lips from speaking
- Grand Band
Ruby Fulton - The End
- Newspeak
Marcin Stanczyk - Nibiru
- Bang on a Can All-Stars
Thurston Moore - Stroking Piece #1
- Bang on a Can All-Stars
Gregg August - A Humble Tribute to Guaguanco
- Heavy Hands

4pm
Martin Bresnick - Prayers Remain Forever
- TwoSense
Oscar Bettison - B & E (with Aggravated Assault)
- Newspeak
David T. Little - Sweet Light Crude
- Newspeak
Michael Gordon - Thou Shalt/Thou Shalt Not
- Michael Gordon Band
Jonas Braasch - Quasi Infinity
- Jonas Braasch
Brian Pertl - Land of Snows
- Deep Listening Band
Pauline Oliveros - From Now On
- Deep Listening Band

6pm
Kaki King [to be announced from stage]
- Kaki King
David Longstreth - Instructional Video, Breakfast at J&M, Matt Damon
- Bang on a Can All-Stars
Conlon Nancarrow - Piano Studies 2a, 3c, 4a, 11 (arr. Evan Ziporyn)
- Bang on a Can All-Stars
Alvin Lucier - I am sitting in a room
- Alvin Lucier, narration; James Fei, digital delay system

8pm
Akiko Ushijima - Distorting Melody**
- Bang on a Can All-Stars
David Lang - sunray
- Bang on a Can All-Stars
Kris Davis - Massive Thread
- Massive Thread
Michael Harrison - Just Ancient Loops*
- Maya Beiser, cello; film by Bill Morrison

10pm
Steve Reich - Six Pianos
- Grand Band
DJ Envee - Bang on a Can Remix
Gerard Grisey - le Noir de l'Etoile
- Talujon

* World Premiere
** US Premiere

Please note that times are approximate and subject to change.

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Comments (4)

I cannot wait to go to this show and talk on my cel phone the whole time. If I see anyone looking annoyed, I'm going to walk over and do it right in front of them. Even if there's no one on the phone, I'm going to pretend. That'll be me. If you're there and you see me, say hello.

Posted by Anonymous | June 17, 2012 8:25 PM

Whatever makes you happy.

Posted by Anonymous | June 18, 2012 9:39 AM

Dudes with backpacks.

Posted by Anonymous | June 18, 2012 10:31 AM

good times.

Posted by jordon | July 29, 2013 10:56 AM

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