this weekend’s Bang on a Can Marathon streaming live online
The 2015 Bang on a Can Marathon (part of River to River) happens on Sunday (6/21) at The Winter Garden at Brookfield Place, with cans and other instruments being banged on from noon to 10 PM. Highlights include So Percussion performing with Nels Cline and Bobby Previte, the Asphalt Orchestra doing Pixies covers, Bang on a Can All-Stars, and the US premiere of the Glenn Branca Ensemble‘s Ascension Three which closes the evening. The whole schedule is listed, along with a YouTube playlist of this year’s performers, below.
If you can’t make it down to Brookfield Place, this year’s Marathon will stream live in its entirety on Bang on a Can’s Website.
2015 BANG ON A CAN MARATHON SCHEDULE
Lord Nelson, Ah Goin’ An Party Tonight (arr. Kendall Williams) – Crossfire Steel Orchestra, Inc.
Kendall Williams, Down Seven – Crossfire Steel Orchestra, Inc.
Tristan Perich, Surface Image for solo piano and 40-channel 1-bit electronics – Vicky Chow, piano
Lainie Fefferman, Tongue of Thorns – Dither
Florent Ghys, Music from the album Télévision – Florent Ghys, bass
LJ White, Wilder Shores (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 and MisConception – Crossfire Steel Orchestra, Inc.
From the Bang on a Can All-Stars’ latest album Field Recordings:
Julia Wolfe, Reeling
Johann Johannsson, Hz
Anna Clyne, A Wonderful Day
Todd Reynolds, Seven Sundays
– Bang on a Can All-Stars
Somei Satoh, Incarnations – Tomoko Mukaiyama, piano
Julian Day, Quartz – Third Angle New Music
Ivo Papasov, Ivo’s Ruchenitsa, Trakia Suite, Ilikovo Horo (all arr. by Peter Hess) – Asphalt Orchestra
Paul Kerekes, wither and bloom – Grand Band
Bobby Previte, Terminals 3 & 4 – So Percussion with 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
Lao Luo, Michael Gordon, David Lang, Julia Wolfe, Cloud-River-Mountain* – Gong Linna, voice & Bang on a Can All-Stars
Glenn Branca, Ascension Three – Glenn Branca Ensemble