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Events 04 | 2010

Thurs April 15, 2010
Bang on a Can All-Stars

Experimental ambient music
in the ZKM_Cube, 8 p.m., admission € 9/6

The Interpreter as Interface
in the ZKM_Lecture Hall, 6 p.m., free admission
Evan Ziporyn (Bang on a Can All-Stars) and Barbara Lüneburg in conversation with Julia Gerlach as part of the series of talks The Performer in Electronic Music

Information auf Deutsch

Brian Enos “Music for Airports” in 1978 marked the founding of a new music style: Ambient music. The subtle compositional character of Eno’s “airport music” makes it a milestone in recent music history – between serious new music and popular influences. The Bang on a Can All-Stars perform the album version by Eno as an instrumental adaptation. In addition, the group presents works by Michael Nyman (including “The Piano”), with driving, pulsating bass lines by the British composer Julia Wolfe as well as a new work by the most well-known composer from The Netherlands, Louis Andriessen, with a film by Marijke van Warmerdam (Professor at the Kunstakademie Karlsuhe).

The Bang on a Can All-Stars, founded in 1992 and since active as an international ensemble, work within a hybrid musical spectrum with their unusual rock and jazz-related program and various playing techniques.

Michael Nyman
"Manhatta" (2003, reworked by Andy Keenan) with a film by Paul Strand
Julia Wolfe "Big, Beautiful, Dark & Scary" (2002)
Louis Andriessen "Life" (2010) with a film by Marijke van Warmerdam
Brian Eno / Robert Wyatt / Rhett Davies "Music for Airports (1/1)" (1978, reworked by Michael Gordon)
Brian Eno "Music for Airports (1/2)"
(reworked by David Lang),
"Music for Airports (2/1)" (reworked by Julia Wolfe),
"Music for Airports (2/2)" (reworked by Evan Ziporyn)

The concert is a collaborative project from the ZKM | Institute for Music and Acoustics and the Staatlichen Akademie der Bildenden Künste Karlsruhe.

Further information and the current program: www.internationale-em-akademie.de

Die Bang on the Can All-Stars ©, Foto: Christine Southworth


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