During the COVID pandemic, we’ve been streaming Marathons. Lots of marathons…and the programs are all below! Oh, and please, if you haven’t already, please TAKE BANG ON A CAN’S COMMUNITY SURVEY

MARATHON PERFORMANCES
IN PROGRAM ORDER BY DATE

 

MAY 3, 2020 MARATHON

MEREDITH MONK

CASSIE WIELAND Heart performed by ADAM HOLMES

ROBERT HONSTEIN Orison performed by ASHLEY BATHGATE

VIJAY IYER

ANNA CLYNE Rapture performed by EILEEN MACK

GEORGE LEWIS Voyage

ADAM CUTHBERT

SHELLEY WASHINGTON Black Mary performed by KEN THOMSON

MARTIN BRESNICK Ishi’s Song performed by LISA MOORE

KEN THOMSON Birds and Ambulances (world premiere) performed by ROBERT BLACK

NATHALIE JOACHIM Aware

DAVID T. LITTLE Hellhound performed by MAYA BEISER

MIYA MASAOKA Music for Ichi-ten-kin (one string koto)

MEARA O’REILLY

VINKO GLOBOKAR Touche performed by STEVEN SCHICK

ZOË KEATING

MOOR MOTHER

PHILIP GLASS “Knee Play 2” from Einstein on the Beach performed by TIM FAIN

MARK STEWART To Whom It May Concern: Thank You

MARY HALVORSON

MOLLY JOYCE Purity (world premiere) performed by DAVID COSSIN

IAN CHANG

STEVE REICH Vermont Counterpoint performed by CLAIRE CHASE

DAI WEI Song for Shades of Crimson (world premiere) performed by TODD REYNOLDS

JOHN ADAMS China Gates performed by VICKY CHOW

 

JUNE 14, 2020 MARATHON

RHIANNON GIDDENS

HELENA TULVE Without love atoms would stop spinning (world premiere) performed by ARLEN HLUSKO

AERYN SANTILLAN disconnect. (world premiere) performed by KEN THOMSON

ALVIN CURRAN Shofar Rags XXL

TED HEARNE Brownie, you’re doing a heck of a job (excerpt)

ŽIBUOKLĖ MARTINAITYTĖ Abyssal Zone (world premiere) performed by ROBERT BLACK

NIK BÄRTSCH (Video Unavailable)

IVA BITTOVÁ

ROSCOE MITCHELL

PAULA MATTHUSEN of an implacable subtraction performed by DANA JESSEN

TOMEKA REID Lamenting G.F., A.A., B.T., T.M. (world premiere) performed by VICKY CHOW

SUSANNA HANCOCK Everything In Bloom (world premiere) performed by NICK PHOTINOS

DON BYRON

AILIE ROBERTSON The Bells are All Silent (world premiere) performed by GREGG AUGUST

TIM BRADY At Sergio’s Request (world premiere)

JUDD GREENSTEIN In Teaching Others We Teach Ourselves performed by NADIA SIROTA

PAMELA Z

ALEX WEISER Music from and all the days were purple performed by ELIZA BAGG

KENDALL WILLIAMS Bass and Things (world premiere) performed by DAVID COSSIN

CARLA KIHLSTEDT New Work (world premiere)

FREDERIC RZEWSKI Which Side Are You On? performed by CONRAD TAO

LEILA ADU Black-Crowned Night-Heron (world premiere) performed by MARK STEWART

TERRY RILEY


AUGUST 16, 2020 MARATHON

WU MAN

NICOLE MITCHELL A Much Deserved Ass Whooping (world premiere) performed by KEN THOMSON

DOBRINKA TABAKOVA Simple Prayer for Complex Times (world premiere) performed by VICKY CHOW

MISSY MAZZOLI Vespers for Violin performed by OLIVIA DE PRATO

TEDDY ABRAMS Can’t Stop the Revolution (world premiere)

FJÓLA EVANS Eggshell (world premiere) performed by KENDALL WILLIAMS

SHARA NOVA Hidden in Plain Sight (world premiere)

BRAD LUBMAN can you make a prayer (world premiere) performed by LAUREN RADNOFSKY

LEYLA MCCALLA

JACOB COOPER Expiation (edit) performed by JODIE LANDAU

KAKI KING

SCOTT WOLLSCHLEGER Tiny Oblivion performed by KARL LARSON

RAJNA SWAMINATHAN Consilience (world premiere)

NICK DUNSTON Fainting is Down, Whooshing Is Up (world premiere) performed by ROBERT BLACK

PHIL KLINE the best words performed by THEO BLECKMANN w/TODD REYNOLDS & DAN TEPFER

MARCOS BALTER …and also a fountain performed by REBEKAH HELLER

OLIVER LAKE

ANNEA LOCKWOOD RCSC performed by SARAH CAHILL

PAOLA PRESTINI From the Bones to the Fossils performed by JEFFREY ZEIGLER

CRAIG TABORN

ANNIKA SOCOLOFSKY Bolder (world premiere) performed by ARLEN HLUSKO

SAMSON YOUNG Super Dark Energy (world premiere) performed by DAVID COSSIN

GYÖRGY LIGETI The Devil’s Staircase performed by JEREMY DENK

 

OCTOBER 18, 2020 MARATHON

GEORGE CRUMB A Little Midnight Music (selections) performed by SUSAN GRACE

ANNIE GOSFIELD Curveballs and Asteroids (world premiere) performed by KEN THOMSON

CHRISTINA WHEELER  A Coda for the Totality of Blackness Trilogy (world premiere)

ALVIN SINGLETON Argoru II performed by SETH PARKER WOODS

JEFFREY BROOKS Santuario (world premiere) performed by MARK STEWART

MAZZ SWIFT

GREG SAUNIER John Paul George and Ringo Pry Open the Gates of Hell (world premiere) performed by DAVID COSSIN

GEMMA PEACOCKE Fear of Flying (world premiere) performed by NATHALIE JOACHIM

DAVID LONGSTRETH (video unavailable)

JOHN FITZ ROGERS Come Closer performed by MICHAEL HARLEY

WILLIAM PARKER Hum Spirituals (world premiere)

LEAHA MARIA VILLARREAL The Warmth of Other Suns performed by ANDIE TANNING

TYSHAWN SOREY

TANIA LEON Paisanos Semos! and Bailarín performed by JIJI

ANNA WEBBER

CHRISTOPHER CERRONE Liminal Highway (first 2 mvmts) performed by TIM MUNRO

VALGIER SIGURDSSON Brevis (world premiere) performed by VICKY CHOW

NELS CLINE & YUKA C. HONDA

DANIEL BERNARD ROUMAIN Why Did They Kill Sandra Bland? (world premiere) performed by ARLEN HLUSKO

DU YUN

KRISTS AUZNIEKS Arise (world premiere) performed by ROBERT BLACK

BILL FRISELL

 

NOVEMBER 15, 2020 ONEBEAT MARATHON

Alexander Arkincheev, OneBeat Russia
Irkutsk, Russia

Amir El Saffar, OneBeat 2012
NYC, USA

Dumama & Kechou feat. Hunterchee, OneBeat 2018
Berlin, Germany | Cape Town, South Africa | NYC, USA

Jinda Kanjo, OneBeat Istanbul
Kobani, Syria

TIGAtrio, OneBeat 2015
Ng Chor Guan, Jay Afrisando, Daniel de Mendoza
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Minneapolis, USA | Bogotá, Colombia

Kyungso Park, OneBeat 2012
Seoul, South Korea

Dahlak Brathwaite, OneBeat 2014
Sacramento, USA

Meng Xi, Jess Tsang, Amy Garapic, OneBeat 2019
Beijing, China | NYC, USA

Shruti Bhave, OneBeat 2019
Mumbai, India

LADAMA, OneBeat 2014 & 2015
Lara Klaus, Daniela Serna, Mafer Bandola, Sara Lucas & Pat Swoboda
Recife, Brazil | Bogot
á, Colombia | Barquisimeto, Venezuela | NYC, USA

Asantewa, OneBeat 2016
Accra, Ghana

Samah Boulmona, OneBeat 2018
Beirut, Lebanon

Anna RG, OneBeat 2016
Queens, NY, USA

Peni Candra Rini, OneBeat 2014
Jakarta, Indonesia

Mustelide, OneBeat 2017
Minsk, Belarus

Aurora Nealand, OneBeat 2013
New Orleans, USA

Johanna Amaya Conejo, OneBeat 2017
Bogotá, Colombia

Biodun Kuti, OneBeat 2013
Mark Stewart, OneBeat Collaborating Artist
Philadelphia, USA | North Adams, USA

 

FEBRUARY 21, 2021 MARATHON

JAKHONGIR SHUKUR Potter’s Wheel, performed by ROBERT BLACK

JENNIFER WALSHE Happiness Starts Right Now

MARIA HULD MARKAN SIGFUSDOTTIR Pending, performed by CHI-CHI NWANOKU OBE

GABRIEL KAHANE Hollywood & Vine, performed by ARLEN HLUSKO

GREGORY SPEARS A Distant Ridge of Earth, performed by DAVID BYRD-MARROW

KRISTINA WOLFE new work performed by MOLLY BARTH

AMIR ELSAFFAR Thaw, for bass clarinet solo,performed by KEN THOMSON

BORA YOON Postcards from the Pacific

MATTHEW SHIPP Spaceman’s Blues

JOEL THOMPSON Supplication and Compensation, performed by ANTHONY ROTH COSTANZO

ROHAN CHANDER △ or THE TRAGEDY OF HIKKOMORI LOVELESS from FINAL//FANTASY, performed by VICKY CHOW

DAVID COSSIN A. C. T. 

EVE BEGLARIAN A Solemn Shyness, performed by LARA DOWNES

INGRID LAUBROCKInkblots

MOLLY HERRON Canon No. 4, performed by MAYA STONE

ALVIN LUCIER  Weirs for electric guitar and resonant objects, performed by MARK STEWART

 

MARCH 21, 2021 “MAERZMUSIK” MARATHON

Daniel Bernard Roumain Why Did They Kill Sandra Bland? performed by Arlen Hlusko

Arnold Dreyblatt Magnetom (2019)

Mazz Swift

Rohan Chander △ or THE TRAGEDY OF HIKKOMORI LOVELESS from FINAL//FANTASY performed by Vicky Chow

Kristina Wolfe Listening to the Wind performed by Molly Barth

Miya Masaoka One String Thing Ding 

Aeryn Santillan disconnect. performed by Ken Thomson

Adam Cuthbert Aquarian Solstice

Ken Thomson Birds and Ambulances performed by Robert Black

Tomeka Reid Lamenting G.F., A.A., B.T., T.M. performed by Vicky Chow

Steve Reich Vermont Counterpoint performed by Claire Chase

Christina Wheeler Missing/Still

Molly Joyce Purity performed by David Cossin

Tyshawn Sorey

Jeffrey Brooks Santuario performed by Mark Stewart

Moor Mother

Bill Frisell

 

APRIL 18, 2021 – ALL COMMISSIONS and WORLD PREMIERES #2

Michael Abels Anguish from Falling Sky (world premiere) for Vicky Chow 

Joan La Barbara ad astra…for cellist who sings (world premiere) for Iva Casian-Lakos

Anton Batagov Chaconne in A minor (world premiere) 

Rudresh Mahanthappa How Was Your Year? (world premiere) for Ken Thomson

Timo Andres House Calls (world premiere) for David Byrd-Marrow

Leyla McCalla Meditation #1 (world premiere) for Arlen Hlusko 

John Hollenbeck Persuasion (world premiere) for David Cossin

Carman Moore STALLION (world premiere) for Robert Black

Kelly Moran new work (world premiere)

Michael Fiday Song for Eric (world premiere) for Jeff Anderle

Jonathan Bailey Holland Subaquatic Meditation (world premiere) for Mark Stewart

Michael Daugherty Six Riffs after Ovid for solo oboe (world premiere) for Titus Underwood 

Soo Yeon Lyuh See You on the Other Side (world premiere)

 

JUNE 6, 2021 – MARATHON OF SONG

Mary Kouyoumdjian and there was (world premiere) performed by Arlen Hlusko

Peni Candra Rini RAIN (world premiere)

Anna Clyne Zero at the Bone (world premiere) performed by Ken Thomson

Albert Kuvezin Eremchick (The Spider) (world premiere)

Julius Eastman Prelude To The Holy Presence Of Joan D’Arc performed by Julian Otis

Fred Frith Now Here (world premiere)

Kyle Brenn Still/Exist from the shape of a child

L’Rain

Florent Ghys RYB (world premiere) performed by David Cossin

Matana Roberts witness… (world premiere)

Trevor Weston Rainbows and Butterflies (world premiere) performed by Mark Stewart

Eddy Kwon seep (world premiere)

Allison Russell Quasheba 

Sophie Cash Homecoming (world premiere) performed by Vicky Chow

Charles Amirkhanian Audible Autopsy (world premiere) performed by Robert Black

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Jody Elff  – Production Designer/Director
Peter Wise – Live Stream Coordinator
Denise Burt – Logo Design

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All works commissioned by Bang on a Can with the generous support from the following individuals:

Ailie Robertson commissioned with support from Connie Steensma and Rick Prins
Albert Kuvezin commissioned with support from the Howard Gilman Foundation

Alvin Lucier, Weirs for electric guitar and resonant objects, commissioned with support from Jane & Dick Stewart
Anna Clyne commissioned with support from Alvin Lucier

Annie Gosfield commissioned with support from Raulee Marcus & Stephen Block
Annika Socolofsky commissioned with support from Maria & Robert A. Skirnick
Bora Yoon, Postcards from the Pacific, was commissioned with support from Russ Irwin
Brad Lubman commissioned with support from Raulee Marcus & Stephen Block
Carla Kihlstedt commissioned with support from Russ Irwin
Carman Moore commissioned with support from Alan Lewine and Beth Thoma Robinson
Charles Amirkhanian commissioned with support from Herb Leventer

Christina Wheeler commissioned with support from Connie Steensma & Richard Prins
Daniel Bernard Roumain commissioned with support from Herb Leventer
Dobrinka Tabakova commissioned with support from Rob Mason and the RPM Commissioning Fund
Eddy Kwon commissioned with support from an Anonymous Donor

Eve Beglarian, A Solemn Shyness, commissioned with the support of Oscar Gerardo
Florent Ghys commissioned with support from Dave Lake & Linda Wright
Fred Frith commissioned with support from the Robert D. Bielecki Foundation

Gabriel Kahane, Hollywood & Vine, commissioned with support from Raulee Marcus & Stephen Block
Gemma Peacocke commissioned with support from Maria & Robert A. Skirnick
Greg Saunier commissioned with  support from Michael Kushner
Gregory Spears, A Distant Ridge of Earth, commissioned with support from Herb Leventer
Helena Tulve commissioned with support from Herb Leventer
Jakhongir Shukur, Potter’s Wheel, was commissioned with support from Liz & Greg Lutz and Pamela Drexel
Jeffrey Brooks commissioned with support from Jane & Richard Stewart
Jennifer Walshe, Happiness Starts Right Now, commissioned with support from Richard Ferrante
Joan La Barbara commissioned with support from Raulee Marcus & Stephen Block
Joel Thompson, Supplication and Compensation, commissioned with support from Dave Lake & Linda Wright
John Hollenbeck commissioned with support from Meredith Monk and Maria & Robert A. Skirnick
Jonathan Bailey Holland commissioned with support from Jani Naverfeffer as a tribute to Charlie Fefferman
Kelly Moran commissioned with support from Serena Lourie and Alan Baker of Cartograph Wines
Kendall K. Williams commissioned with support from Margaret Cullum
Leila Adu commissioned with support from Raulee Marcus & Stephen Block
Leyla McCalla commissioned with support from Anonymous Donors
María Huld Markan Sigfúsdóttir, Pending, was commissioned with the support of the Carl Meier Family
Mary Kouyoumdjian commissioned with support from Raulee Marcus & Stephen Block
Matana Roberts commissioned with support from the Robert D. Bielecki Foundation

Matthew Shipp, Spaceman’s Blues, commissioned with support from Jack Homer & Emily Hartzog
Michael Daugherty commissioned with support from David Tochen & Mary Beth Schiffman
Michael Fiday commissioned with support from an Anonymous Donor
Molly Herron, Canon No. 4, commissioned with support from Herb Leventer
Molly Joyce, Purity, commissioned with support from Raulee Marcus & Stephen Block
Nicole Mitchell commissioned with support of Lawrence Greenfield
Peni Candra Rini commissioned with support from Maria & Robert A. Skirnick

Rajna Swaminathan commissioned with support from Michael Kushner
Rohan Chander, △ or THE TRAGEDY OF HIKKOMORI LOVELESS, was commissioned with support from Maria & Robert A. Skirnick
Rudresh Mahanthappa and Matana Roberts commissioned with support from the Robert D. Bielecki Foundation
Samson Young commissioned with support of Maria & Robert A. Skirnick
Shara Nova commissioned with support from Rob Mason and the RPM Commissioning Fund
Sophie Cash commissioned with support from the John Driscoll in memory of Marie Driscoll

Soo Yeon Lyuh commissioned with support from Lisa Bauso & Joe Rojas
Susanna Hancock commissioned with support from Gordon Nicol
Teddy Abrams commissioned with support of Stephen Block & Raulee Marcus
Timo Andres commissioned with support from Raulee Marcus & Stephen Block
Tomeka Reid commissioned with support from Raulee Marcus & Stephen Block
Trevor Weston commissioned with support from Arlene and Larry Dunn in memory of Olly Wilson

Valgeir Sigurðsson commissioned with support from Maria & Robert A. Skirnick
William Parker commissioned with support from George Lewis

The ASCAP Foundation provided additional commissioning support for Ziboukle Martinaityte, Ailie Robertson, Ken Thomson, Tomeka Reid, Kendall K. Williams, Susanna Hancock and Leila Adu

additional major commissioning support for 2021 from
THE HOWARD GILMAN FOUNDATION