Bang on a Can and MASS MoCA present LOUD Weekend


07/30/2021 - 07/31/2021    
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Bang on a Can and MASS MoCA present LOUD Weekend, a fully loaded eclectic super-mix of minimal, experimental and electronic music.

Highlights include: The electric Bang on a Can All-Stars perform Terry Riley’s Autodreamographical Tales, a wildly unique creation from one of America’s most iconic composers and the All-Stars’ forthcoming release on Cantaloupe Music; the singular Kronos Quartet perform two concerts of new music including world premieres by minimalist godfather Terry Riley, Mary Kouyoumdjian, Sky Macklay, and more; Nathalie Joachim performs Fanm d’Ayiti (Women of Haiti), her highly praised tribute to three pioneering Haitian female musicians—Carole Demesmin, Emerante de Pradines and Toto Bissainthe—weaving together their voices, stories and traditional Haitian folk music traditions; inspiringly inventive composer-performer Mazz Swift performs a solo set featuring her unique blend of avant-violin and voice; a special 75th birthday tribute to acclaimed composer and teacher Martin BresnickFEMENINE – composer Julius Eastman’s monumental fusion of minimalism and  jazz-informed improvisation; world premieres by Terry Riley, Frederic Rzewski, Mary Kouyoumdjian, Sky Macklay, Theo Baer, Nathan Bales, Erich Barganier, Brandon Becker, Melika Fitzhugh, Brian Krock, Lila Meretzky, Christian Quiñones; and much more!

Note times: July 30: 4-11pm; July 31: 11am-11pm