Bang on a Can

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2011

    Missy Mazzoli and Nadia Sirota introduce the String Theory Festival at the Walker

    ‚ÄčLast night at the Walker Art Center, composer Missy Mazzoli and violist Nadia Sirota -- we'd like to say 'kicked off' right here but that is a completely inappropriate idiom for what happened -- welcomed the String Theory Festival with a performance in the hodge-podge of Gallery 2.

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2011

    String Theory Festival is coming to rearrange your brains

    ‚ÄčAcross five venues, seven partners, and four days, the String Theory Music Festival will be set upon the Twin Cities (both of them!) this April 14-17 in a grand gesture towards reframing the modern and historical position of - but of course - stringed instruments. The festival will feature perfor ... More >>

  • Music

    June 5, 2002

    The Top 40 You've Never Heard Of

    Minneapolis hosts a marathon of Avant-Garde music

  • Music

    September 5, 2001

    Have Score, Will Travel

    New-music composer Jeffrey Brooks has paid for his education over a card game, survived for months off stolen tuna, and lived on an Amtrak train. So what's he doing raising two happy kids in a house in south Minneapolis?

  • Feature

    March 25, 1998

    Bang a Gong!

    The Roof Is On Fire: The Bang on a Can All-Stars take new music out of the rarefied realm of half-empty concert halls.