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New York, NY

May 6, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT

Alarm Will Sound at Bang On a Can’s Long Play Festival


Alarm Will Sound returns to New York on May 6th at 1pm (location TBA) with Tyshawn Sorey’s For George Lewis; a work that unfolds in waves of exquisite delicacy and breathtaking stasis. Sorey was inspired by Lewis’s The Will to Adorn and describes the connection of his work to it in this way: “There is great attention to detail given to its temporal and harmonic construction, as well as precision, digression, layering, and expressive timing in groups situated within the ensemble. Both pieces are indeed very demanding for the players and require much concentration. Decorating the time…”

Alarm Will Sound recently collaborated with Sorey for an episode of Video Chat Variations. Sorey led AWS, virtually, in an Autoschediasm. You can read about their work in The New York Times and watch and hear the performance here:



May 6, 2023
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm