Bang on a Can Concert Nov. 12

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BANGONACAN at MIT PRESENTS
JULIA WOLFE’S STEEL HAMMER & MICHAEL GORDON’S TIMBER
BANG ON CAN ALL-STARS/TRIO MEDIAEVAL/MANTRA PERCUSSION

November 12, 2011, 7:30 pm

Bang on a Can begins its second year in residence at MIT with two new music epics, both Boston premieres. Julia Wolfe‘s Steel Hammer brings together Grammy-nominated Trio Mediaeval & the Bang on a Can All-stars in a post-modern, post-minimal retelling of the John Henry legend. Mantra Percussion brings ancient percussion into the future in Michael Gordon‘s mind-boggling Timber.

MIT Kresge Auditorium (map)

General admission: $20
MIT students: Free
Other students: $10
MIT faculty and staff: $10

Bang on a Can’s residency is made possible by the Arts at MIT Visiting Artist Program in collaboration with Professor Evan Ziporyn and MIT’s Department of Music and Theater Arts.

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