Bang On A Can All-Stars: Bang on a Canada

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Saturday, May 27, 2017
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8:00 pm
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Starting at $21.00
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Bang on a Can All-Stars
Ashley Bathgate
, cello
Robert Black, bass
Vicky Chow, piano & keyboard
David Cossin, percussion
Derek Johnson, electric guitar
Ken Thomson, clarinet & bass clarinet

Celebrating their 30th anniversary, the epoch-making NYC group Bang on a Can All-Stars will perform a specially devised Koerner Hall program “Bang on a Canada that features selections from a multi-media project called Field Recordings, most of which will be Canadian premieres. Works by Canadian composers Richard Reed Parry and René Lussier will be anchored by a world premiere from John Oswald, commissioned by The Royal Conservatory/Koerner Hall. The concert opens with Vicky Chow performing a solo piano piece by Eliot Britton and also features works by BOAC co-founders Michael Gordon, David Lang, and Julia Wolfe, as well as Steve Reich, Christian Marclay, Allison Cameron, and Anna Clyne.    

Stay after the concert for the post-show chat with artists from the concert.

Program:
Eliot Britton: Cuneiform and Glide (1st movement)                                             
Julia Wolfe: Reeling (Canadian premiere)                                                                                               
Michael Gordon: Gene Takes a Drink with film by Bill Morrison (Canadian premiere)       
Christian Marclay: Fade to Slide with film by Christian Marclay (Canadian premiere)                    
David Lang: unused swan (Canadian premiere)  
John Oswald: Fee Fie Foe Fum (world premiere)
Allison Cameron: In 3rds, 4ths, 5ths                                                                             
Richard Reed Parry: The Brief and Neverending Blur (Canadian premiere)                  
Caroline Shaw: Really Craft When You (Canadian premiere)                                                       
René Lussier: Nocturne (Canadian premiere)                                                                             
Steve Reich: The Cave of Machpelah (Canadian premiere)                                                          
Anna Clyne: A Wonderful Day (Canadian premiere)                                                                

Fee Fie Foe Fum by John Oswald commissioned by The Royal Conservatory/Koerner Hall.

TICKETS START AT ONLY $21
21C 2017 KOERNER HALL CONCERT PASS: $149
21C 2017 FULL FESTIVAL PASS*: $179
*Full Festival Passes include a choice of Canadian Art Song Project OR Cecilia String Quartet on May 25.

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The 21C Music Festival is made possible through the generous support of Michael and Sonja Koerner.