The Passion (CA21146) spotlights composer Jeffrey Brooks, in partnership with innova Recordings! Featuring edgy, raucous performances by the Bang on a Can All-Stars and the New York-based large ensemble Contemporaneous, conducted by David Bloom.

The long awaited follow-up by John Luther Adams and the Seattle Sympony is here June 14! 

Become Desert is both a celebration of the deserts we are given, and a lamentation of the deserts we create.”

An homage to the campy and spine-chilling horror films of the 1940s, Michael Gordon & librettist Deborah Artman's Acquanetta combines theater, opera and film to explore the world of a real-life B-movie star with a mysterious past. 

Hadelich & Lang present a riveting display of “magisterial poise and serene control.” Out now on Vinyl, CD, & Digital.

Clouded Yellow encapsulates the breadth and complexity of Michael Gordon & Kronos Quartet's long-standing creative partnership. 

Vicky Chow & Michael Gordon deliver “a delirium state of rare potency” (Pitchfork)

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The Bang on a Can 2020 Marathon will be online this Sunday, May 3 from 3PM to 9PM EST, featuring 26 LIVE performances from musicians' homes in NYC and around the country. Don't miss it! (


To our fellow musicians and composers during these fraught times: stay safe, stay informed, wash your hands, and spin your favorite records when you need some solace. For starters, try this New York Times piece, which features a preview from our upcoming release with Meredith Monk.


While we gear up for Meredith Monk’s appearance at Big Ears 2020 with the Bang on a Can All-Stars, today we learned that the lineup has expanded with the addition of Patti Smith, a 100th anniversary tribute to the Theremin, and much more!


Esteemed journalist Allan Kozinn opines on the latest trend among young composers: erasing all musical boundaries in favor of a unique and challenging artistic vision. Featuring reviews of new Cantaloupe releases by Caleb Burhans and Alex Weiser.


In an exclusive interview shot during the recording of Become Desert, composer John Luther Adams reveals what inspired him to write the piece, and how the Seattle Symphony and Ludovic Morlot helped him realize his vision.