Music in the Garden featuring Ashley Bathgate

Sunday, August 14, 2011 - 3:00pm

One of the newest members of Bang on a Can's All-Stars, cellist Ashley Bathgate will present a diverse program of works by Michael Gordon, Daniel Wohl, Evan Ziporyn and Andrew Norman.


American cellist Ashley Bathgate has gained international renown as both a classical and contemporary musician.  Bathgate is the recipient of a grant from the New York Philharmonic Players Fund and top prizes at the Lois Lyman Concerto Competition, the Hugo Kauder Memorial String Competition, and the Yale University of Music Woolsey Hall Concerto Competition.  In spring 2011, Bathgate released a collaborative album through Albany Records featuring music by Martin Bresnick.


Music in the Garden is presented through partnership with Bang on a Can


With its unparalleled musical sensibility, Bang on a Can is one of the world's best recognized and most powerful ambassadors for contemporary music. Founded in 1987, the group commissions, performs, creates, presents, and records, striving to expose new audiences worldwide to exciting and innovative music. Cantaloupe Music is the celebrated record label created in 2001 by the founders of Bang on a Can.


Photo Credit: Steve Taylor