Bang On A Can Marathon To Open River To River Festival

OVER TWELVE HOURS OF LIVE MUSIC FOR FREE

Bang On A Can
On Sunday, June 19, from 11am until midnight, Bang on a Can is back and kicks off the River To River Festival with its annual Bang on a Can Marathon, free for the public at World Financial Center Winter Garden (220 Vesey Street, NYC), co-presented by Arts World Financial Center.

The Marathon has been part of the River To River Festival for six years, and this year kicks off the month-long celebration of free music, dance, film, theater, play, and arts events throughout Lower Manhattan.

Founded in 1987, the Marathon will again bring together more than 150 astounding performers and composers from around the world, performing in numerous experimental genres.

Click here to get a look at the full schedule.

PERFORMANCES BY:
Bang on a Can All-Stars
Asphalt Orchestra
Philip Glass
Glenn Branca
Sun Ra Arkestra
Athelas Wind Ensemble (Denmark)
Sentieri Selvaggi (Italy)
Talea Ensemble
JACK Quartet
Toby Twining
Prism Saxophone Quartet (Philadelphia)
Signal
Young People's Chorus of New York City with Maya Beiser
Michael Harrison
Payton Macdonald
Taylor Levine & James Moore
Evan Ziporyn
Todd Reynolds
Alejandro Escuer
Timo Andres
Queens College Percussion Ensemble with Matthew Welch and Amanda Accardi

MUSIC BY:
Kati Agócs
Richard Ayres
Timo Andres
Björk
Carlo Boccadoro
Glenn Branca
Goran Bregovic
David Byrne/Annie Clark
Filippo Del Corno
Bryce Dessner
Michael Daugherty
Roshanne Etezady
Anthony Gatto
Philip Glass
Michael Gordon
Michael Harrison
David Lang
Thomas Mapfumo
Mauro Montalbetti
Michael Nyman
Yoko Ono
Gabriela Ortiz
Todd Reynolds
Fausto Romitelli
Poul Ruders
Christine Southworth
STEW & Heidi Rodewald
Christine Southworth
Toby Twining
Matthew Welch
Julia Wolfe
Iannis Xenakis
Frank Zappa
Evan Ziporyn

http://bangonacan.org

[Published on: 6/2/11]

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