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Bang on a Can Marathon 2008 – now with Dan Deacon

Marnie Stern, Alarm Will Sound, Brian Eno, the Beatles…..

2007 Bang on a Can Marathon
Bang on a Can

Returning to the Winter Garden for a third year, the Bang on a Can Marathon has redefined what contemporary music is, how it is performed and where it is presented. This year, as a co-presentation with arts>World Financial Center, BoaC stages a 12-hour torrent of mind-boggling, genre-bending music. A continuous stream of pioneering artists from around the globe will take the stage in the Winter Garden for a musical adventure. The Bang on a Can Marathon begins Saturday night at 6pm and continues to 6am on Sunday, so come and go as you like or stay all night long.

Last year it was 27 hours. More info about this year’s below…..

Bang on a Can NYC Marathon: May 31st-June 1st

This year’s Bang on a Can Marathon (co-presented by the River to River Festival and arts>World Financial Center) will be taking place at the World Financial Center Winter Garden in New York City from 6pm on May 31st through 6am on June 1st. We are putting the finishing touches on this year’s stellar line-up; some highlights include:

Signal performing Steve Reich‘s Daniel Variations.

Crash Ensemble premiering a new work by Arnold Dreyblatt (This piece will also be featured on Dreyblatt’s forthcoming Cantaloupe Music release).

Alarm Will Sound performing the Beatles’ Revolution #9.

Contact Contemporary Music performing Brian Eno‘s Discreet Music.

And be sure not to miss a special sunrise performance of Karlheinz Stockhausen‘s Stimmung by Toby Twining Music.

Composers: John Adams, The Beatles, Harrison Birtwistle, Caleb Burhans, Chaya Czernowin, Dan Deacon, Donnacha Dennehy, Arnold Dreyblatt, Sivan Cohen Elias, Brian Eno, Michael Gordon, Annie Gosfield, Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen, Karsh Kale, David Lang, Lucas Ligeti Owen Pallett, Steve Reich, Terry Riley, Ruben Seroussi, Marnie Stern, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Julia Wolfe, Bora Yoon, Pamela Z, Evan Ziporyn.

Performers: Alarm Will Sound, Bang on a Can All-Stars, Hartt Basses, Caleb Burhans, Contact Contemporary Music, Crash Ensemble, Dan Deacon, Karsh Kale, Lisa Moore, Ensemble Nikel, Owen Pallett, Signal Ensemble, So Percussion, Marnie Stern, Toby Twining Music, Bora Yoon, Young People’s Chorus of NYC, Pamela Z.

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