Letter to the Editor, Published in the October 21, 2003 issue of the New York Times
“When the composers Michael Gordon, David Lang and Julia Wolfe founded the Bang on a Can collective 16 years ago, they wanted to turn classical music upside down: casual dress onstage, audiences that come and go during a performance, and music that throbs with the pulse of rock.
”We’re used to going in and sitting down and watching people play music,” said Mr. Gordon, a soft-spoken man of 47. ”We’ve always been able to imagine, ‘What is the concert of the future?’ ”
— BEN SISARIO
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