Bang on a Can Marathon

June 19, 2011 8:00pm

World Financial Center, Winter Garden, New York, NY

Sunday, June 19 11am– 12am (midnight)

Co-presented by the River to River Festival® and arts>World Financial Center

8pm Signal performing Cruel Sister by Julia Wolfe
Toby Twining performing excerpts from his own work Eurydice
Bang on a Can All-Stars and Philip Glass performing Glass’ Music in Similar Motion and Closing
Sun Ra Arkestra performing their own work

Bang on a Can returns with its incomparable 12-hour-plus super-mix of genre-defying music featuring over 150 astounding musicians and composers from throughout the world. Highlights include Philip Glass performing live with the Bang on a Can All-Stars; music by Bryce Dessner of The National; sonic downtown legend Glenn Branca; the outer-planetary Sun Ra Arkestra; the Asphalt Orchestra playing music by David Byrne/Annie Clark, Yoko Ono, and Frank Zappa; the intrepid Signal in a blistering string orchestra work by Julia Wolfe plus New York premieres by Richard Ayers, Fausto Romitelli, Poul Ruders, Toby Twining and much more!
Location: World Financial Center Winter Garden, 220 Vesey Street