2001 Marathon Review — New York Times

by Ann Powers
November 3, 2001

Review, Published in the November 3, 2001 issue of the New York Times

“At the annual Bang on a Can Marathon on Sunday at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, David Lang, one of the organization’s three artistic directors, asked for some audience participation. ”Everyone who’s been here before, I hope you’ll notice someone who hasn’t been here before, and that you’ll walk up to them and give them a big kiss,” he said.

His gratitude may have been intensified by recent events, but they made a case for Bang on a Can’s success as the winningest promoter of new music since the Kronos Quartet.”


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