In this landmark festival, BAM celebrates the artists of Nonesuch Records, in honor of the influential label’s 50 years. With a shared dedication to connecting artists across genres, BAM and Nonesuch have cultivated the work of artists including Steve Reich, Philip Glass , Laurie Anderson, Kronos Quartet, Stephin Merritt, and Youssou NDOUR, among so many others.
Opening the festival on September 9, iconic artists Steve Reich and Philip Glass take the stage together for the first time in more than 30 years. Glass and Reich are joined by their respective ensembles, as well as Nico Muhly, Timo Andres, Synergy Vocals, and others for a rare three-program retrospective.
Glass and Reich reunite on stage for a three-program retrospective of their work.
The contemporary jazz pianist melds various musical idioms.
Nonesuch Records label mates Chris Thile and Brad Mehldau perform together.
The musically adventurous vocalist performs works by George Crumb and Charles Ives.
The world-renowned jazz clarinetist incorporates everything from klezmer to gospel.
Chamber band Alarm Will Sound performs two distinctive programs.
The Senegalese singer-songwriter makes a rare stateside appearance.
The Carolina Chocolate Drops return after their knockout performance in this year’s Winter/Spring Season.
Devendra Banhart, Stephin Merritt, and Iron and Wine perform solo sets.
Kronos Quartet and more delve into the American and international folk songbook.
Wilco founder Jeff Tweedy performs songs from Sukierae, his debut collaboration with his son.
Laurie Anderson and Kronos Quartet present their first-ever collaboration.
This Malian multi-instrumentalist performs traditional and pop-inflected music.
The beloved Brazilian singer and musician performs from his award-winning releases.
The British singer-songwriter is joined an eclectic band of musicians.