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Bang on a Can 2014

July 16 -- August 2
MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA
$75 Festival Pass / Includes all Bang on a Can events / See below for individual event prices

Check massmoca.org/bang for complete daily listings.

GALLERY RECITALS | MOST DAYS, JULY 16-AUGUST 1

1:30pm Fellows
4:30pm Faculty
Free with Museum Admission

Festival Pass  

Set in the museum galleries, recitals featuring Bang on a Can faculty, fellows, and special guests happen almost every day. Space is limited. First come, first served.


SATURDAY JULY 26

4:30pm
TERRY RILEY: In C

in Izhar Patkin: The Wandering Veil
Building 5
Free with gallery admission

8pm
BANG ON A CAN ALL-STARS: David Lang Death Speaks
featuring vocalist Shara Worden
Hunter Center
$24 / $15 students / $5 members / $35 concert + museum admission


10pm
SHARA WORDEN of My Brightest Diamond late-night solo show
The Chalet

SUNDAY, JULY 27

4:30pm
JULIA WOLFE: Cruel Sister

in Teresita Fernández: As Above So Below
Post-performance talk with Julia Wolfe

MONDAY, JULY 28

4:30PM
WORLD PREMIERE COMPOSER CONCERT

Nine world premieres by International fellows.
Hunter Center


TUESDAY, JULY 29

4:30PM
BANG ON A CAN PLAYS THE ART OF ANN HAMILTON

MacArthur Prize-winning artist Ann Hamilton has created a series of wearable hand-made paper components in her artistic residency at Dieu Donné. With the help of Mark Stewart and David Cossin, an ensemble of festival fellows will premiere a piece specially created to explore the sound vocabulary through body movements.


WEDNESDAY, JULY 30

4:30pm
MORTON FELDMAN: WHY PATTERNS in MARK DION: OCTAGON ROOM

Ethereal and meditative music.

7pm
CONCERT AT THE LAKE

Off-campus avant-variety show — bring your swimsuit and a picnic! Windsor Lake, North Adams
All welcome!


THURSDAY, JULY 31

4:30pm
MUSIC BY STEVE REICH in SOL LEWITT: A WALL DRAWING RETROSPECTIVE
A concert of Reich’s works, including Electric Counterpoint. Post-performance talk with Steve Reich.

8-10pm
RECITAL IN THE DARK! GEORGE FRIEDRICH HAAS: IN iij. Noct.
After a special late-night viewing of Anselm Kiefer, we’ll move to The Chalet for a concert in utter darkness, with musicians scattered among the audience.
The Chalet
8–9pm Anselm Kiefer on view
9pm lights out


JULY 31 + AUGUST 1

10pm
AFTER-HOURS SPECIAL

Jam sessions with festival players in our summer beer garden.
The Chalet
Free

FRIDAY, AUGUST 1

4:30pm
MUSIC WITH GLENN KOTCHE OF WILCO
under NATALIE JEREMIJENKO: TREE LOGIC


SATURDAY, AUGUST 2

4PM-10pm
THE BANG ON A CAN MARATHON | FEATURING SPECIAL GUESTS STEVE REICH AND WILCO’S GLENN KOTCHE




6 hours of a boundary-busting festival finale, featuring more than fifty musicians and composers, chamber music with Glenn Kotche, and Steve Reich’s newest composition Radio Rewrite, a remix of two songs by Radiohead.
Hunter Center
$24 / $15 students / $5 members / $35 concert + museum admission

Come and go as you please.


The Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival at MASS MoCA is made possible in part with public funds from the National Endowment for the Arts, and with support from the ASCAP Foundation Irving Caesar Fund, Chamber Music America, the Alice M. Ditson Fund of Columbia University, New Spectrum Foundation, and Williamson Foundation for Music. Concert pianos provided courtesy of Falcetti Music, Springfield, MA.

photo contributed by Jane Burns

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
 
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