|Bang on a Can All-Stars and Gamelan Salukat
Hometown: New York City/Bali
Web site: http://bangonacan.org/all_stars
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Artistic Directors Michael Gordon, David Lang, Julia Wolfe – named Musical America’s Ensemble of the Year in 2005, and heralded as “the country’s most important vehicle for contemporary music” by the San Francisco Chronicle, Bang on a Can All-Stars have come to be known worldwide for their ultra-dynamic live performances and recordings of today’s most innovative music. The group’s celebrated projects and collaborations include their landmark recording of Brian Eno’s ambient classic Music for Airports and live performances with Philip Glass, Terry Riley, Meredith Monk, Don Byron and more. New projects in 2009/2010 include Julia Wolfe’s Steel Hammer, an evening-length staged concert with Trio Mediaeval, Evan Ziporyn’s A House in Bali, a new dance-opera featuring the All-Stars with Balinese Gamelan, commissions from Steve Reich, Louis Andriessen, Bill Frisell, and more.
Music, Video, Image and Lyric Samples:
danielpearldedication.doc - A short dedication to Daniel Pearl.