From Bang On A Can: The Bang On A Can Marathon!!

At New York City’s World Financial Center Winter Garden for 13 hours of live music from 11am to midnight on Sunday, June 19th! Our Marathon concert is FREE and open to the public!

Asphalt Orchestra


Bang on a Can All-Stars


A whole new generation including Bryce Dessner, Christine Southworth,Kati Agóc, Roshanne Etezady,
A rare performance by New York’s legendary Glenn Branca of his massive hour-long work Ascension: The Sequel


the NY premiere of Fausto Romitelli’s theatrical An Index of Metals performed by Talea Ensemble
Richard Ayres’ Three Small Pieces for String Quartet performed by the ferocious JACK Quartet


Philadelphia’s Prism Saxophone Quartet playing Xenakis’ crazy-hard Xas
The US premiere of Poul Ruders’ brand new Songs and Rhapsodies performed by Athelas Wind Ensemble with accordionist Frode Andersen
Toby Twining marking his return to New York with a new band of singers and the release of his CD Eurydice
The incomparable and outer-planetary Sun Ra Arkestra
Signal performing Julia Wolfe’s blistering string orchestra work Cruel Sister



Milan’s unparalleled chamber band Sentieri Selvaggi including music by Carlo Boccadoro, Filippo Del Corno, Michael Nyman and more


Evan Ziporyn’s beautifully buzzing clarinet quartet Hive


Young People’s Chorus of NYC teaming up with cellist Maya Beiser on Michael Harrison’s meditative Hijaz and then with JACK Quartet for Michael Gordon’s Exalted




David Lang’s hard-rocking electric guitar duet Warmth


[the relative sizes of these photos do not imply anything about the relative talents of the performers and composers.]

featured virtuosic solo performances by Timo Andres, Alejandro Escuer playing Gabriela Ortiz, Todd Reynolds, and MORE!

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