Ecstatic Music Festival: Bang on a Call All-Stars People's Commissioning Fund Concert

  • Merkin Concert Hall 129 W 67th St New York, NY 10036

A New Sounds Live co-presentation hosted by WNYC’s John Schaefer
Streamed live on Q2 Music

New works by Nico Muhly, Anna Thorvaldsdottir and Felipe Waller, an excerpt from Michael Gordon's chamber opera Van Gogh, music by Philip Glass and more.

The Bang on a Can People’s Commissioning Fund (PCF) concert is one of the most anticipated and reliable launching pads for emerging composers in New York and beyond. Founded in 1997, long before crowd-funding became the norm through Kickstarter and the like, Bang on a Can’s PCF has pooled contributions of all sizes from hundreds of friends and fans and since its inception has commissioned over 40 works of music. Part of the 2017 Ecstatic Music Festival, this concert is also serves as the Bang on a Can 30 Years Kick-off Party.