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Bang on a Can Marathon – All Commissions, All World Premieres – Live Online
January 29, 2021 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM EST
Bang on a Can teams up with WNYC’s New Sounds, hosted by John Schaefer to present its fifth Bang on a Can Marathon – Live Online. All 16 pieces on the program will be world premiere performances of newly commissioned works, streamed from musicians’ homes around the country and across the world. The 4-hour live Marathon will be hosted in part by New Sounds’ John Schaefer along with Bang on a Can Co-Founders and Artistic Directors Michael Gordon, David Lang, and Julia Wolfe.
Featured Artists: Alvin Lucier, Amir ElSaffar, Bora Yoon, Eve Beglarian, Gabriel Kahane, Gregory Spears, Ingrid Laubrock, Jakhongir Shukur, Jennifer Walshe, Joel Thompson, John Hollenbeck, Kristina Wolfe, María Huld Markan Sigfúsdóttir, Matthew Shipp, Molly Herron, Rohan Chander, Anthony Roth Costanzo, Arlen Hlusko, Chi-chi Nwanoku, David Byrd-Marrow, David Cossin, Ken Thomson, Lara Downes, Mark Stewart, Maya Stone, Molly Barth, Robert Black, Vicky Chow.