Following the London Barbican’s events in May in honour of the 50th anniversary of Nonesuch, beginning this week New York’s Brooklyn Academy of Music [BAM] presents Nonesuch Records at BAM: Celebrating a Label Without Labels, a wide-ranging series of concerts running until the end of the month.
The programme of events begins on September 9 with concerts by Philip Glass and Steve Reich, who reunite on stage for the first time in more than 40 years, and runs through until September 28.
Other Nonesuch artists performing during the month include Laurie Anderson, Devendra Banhart, The Black Keys, Rhiannon Giddens, Kronos Quartet, Brad Mehldau, Natalie Merchant, Chris Thile, Youssou N’Dour, Robert Plant & The Sensational Space Shifters, Chris Thile, Rokia Traoré, Rufus Wainwright, Jeff Tweedy of Wilco, Iron & Wine, The Carolina Chocolate Drops and Dawn Upshaw amongst others.
BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music) is a multi-arts center located in Brooklyn, New York. BAMcinématek will also be saluting Nonesuch Records’ rich catalogue of film scores with a series featuring the boldest and most memorable soundtracks by Philip Glass, John Adams, and more.
Full details can be found here, including a short film about Nonesuch: