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Eric Owens Gift to The Crossing for a New Work by Kile Smith

I’m thrilled to be working with The Crossing again, and on such an imaginitive and momentous project. The commitment of so many to Donald Nally and this outstanding group of musicians has always been inspiring, but now, to see Eric Owens joining The Crossing family in this way, to support our music-making together in this new piece, is both humbling and exhilarating. 321 more words

New Music

'Bang on a Can Plays Art' puts new twist on group's annual Summer Residency at MASS MoCA

From July 26 through August 2, 2014, the “relentlessly inventive” (New York Magazine) new music collective Bang on a Can collaborates with… 2,389 more words


Crowd Out FAQs (part 2)

It’s time for a second instalment of our Crowd Out FAQ videos.

Find out from David Lang himself where the words came from and how he has approached writing an 1000-voice work. 51 more words


MusicNOW 2014: Saturday 3/22

Opening Act: Olga Bell

This was in the lobby.  During intermissions at symphony concerts, I like to come to the balcony of the lobby and listen to the roar of the crowd, especially when it is large and happy: imagine the sound of Penderecki smiling.   883 more words

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

David Lang - the composer of Crowd Out

Meet David Lang, the composer behind Crowd Out. Lang has tackled the admirable challenge of writing music for 1000 untrained voices to be performed in our Summer Festival this year!  197 more words

Learning & Participation

Crowd Out FAQs (Part 1)

Crowd Out is Pulitzer Prize-winning composer David Lang’s extraordinary new piece for 1000 people coming to East London this summer.

We’re continuing our search for 1000 voices who want to shout, sing, whisper and chant, taking their place in the crowd as part of the piece. 112 more words


the little match girl passion

This past weekend I had the opportunity to perform David Lang’s Pulitzer Prize-winning “the little match girl passion,” in the version for small chorus, with the… 1,105 more words