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Nonesuch Records at BAM

 
 
Sep 9—Sep 28, 2014
 
 
 
 
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Wed May 28
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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.

 


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PAST EVENTS
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The Philip Glass Ensemble & Steve Reich and Musicians
 

Glass and Reich reunite on stage for a three-program retrospective of their work. 

Sep 9—Sep 11, 2014
 
 
Music
Brad Mehldau
 

The contemporary jazz pianist melds various musical idioms. 

Tue, Sep 9, 2014
 
 
Music
Chris Thile & Brad Mehldau Duo
 

Nonesuch Records label mates Chris Thile and Brad Mehldau perform together.

Wed, Sep 10, 2014
 
 
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Dawn Upshaw and Gilbert Kalish
 

The musically adventurous vocalist performs works by George Crumb and Charles Ives. 

Thu, Sep 11, 2014
 
 
Music
Don Byron Quartet
 

The world-renowned jazz clarinetist incorporates everything from klezmer to gospel.

Sep 12—Sep 13, 2014
 
 
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Music
Alarm Will Sound
 

Chamber band Alarm Will Sound performs two distinctive programs. 

Sep 12—Sep 13, 2014
 
 
Music
Youssou NDOUR
 

The Senegalese singer-songwriter makes a rare stateside appearance. 

Sep 12—Sep 13, 2014
 
 
Music
Carolina Chocolate Drops
 

The Carolina Chocolate Drops return after their knockout performance in this year’s Winter/Spring Season.

Thu, Sep 18, 2014
 
 
Music
Devendra Banhart, Stephin Merritt & Iron and Wine
 

Devendra Banhart, Stephin Merritt, and Iron and Wine perform solo sets. 

Fri, Sep 19, 2014
 
 
Music
Kronos Quartet, Merchant, Giddens, Amidon, and Chaney
 

Kronos Quartet and more delve into the American and international folk songbook. 

Sat, Sep 20, 2014
 
 
Music
Tweedy
 

Wilco founder Jeff Tweedy performs songs from Sukierae, his debut collaboration with his son.

Tue, Sep 23, 2014
 
 
Music
Landfall
 

Laurie Anderson and Kronos Quartet present their first-ever collaboration. 

Sep 23—Sep 27, 2014
 
 
Music
Rokia Traoré
 

This Malian multi-instrumentalist performs traditional and pop-inflected music.

Wed, Sep 24, 2014
 
 
Music
Caetano Veloso
 

The beloved Brazilian singer and musician performs from his award-winning releases. 

Sep 25—Sep 26, 2014
 
 
Music
Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters
 

The British singer-songwriter is joined an eclectic band of musicians. 

Sep 27—Sep 28, 2014