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A Far Cry with
Roomful of Teeth

Saturday, February 18, 2017, 7:30 PM

At the Moss Arts Center, 190 Alumni Mall, Blacksburg, VA 24061
In the Street and Davis Performance Hall's Anne and Ellen Fife Theatre

$20-$45, $10 students with ID and children 18 and under
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CONCESSION SERVICES: Concessions will be sold in the Grand Lobby from 6-7:30 p.m. and during intermission.
The orchestra [A Far Cry] brims with personality or, better, personalities, many and varied.
—The New York Times

Prepare for a one-of-a-kind concert experience when two energetic ensembles join forces to bring to life original pieces from two young composers, including a Pulitzer Prize winner.

A Far Cry is a self-conducted orchestra that stands at the forefront of an exciting new generation in classical music.

Roomful of Teeth is a Grammy Award-winning vocal project dedicated to mining the expressive potential of the human voice and forging new repertoire without borders.
This sonic patchwork created by A Far Cry with Roomful of Teeth is an ever-changing and fleeting burst of colors, timbres, and visions.

The program opens with the lush writing of 2013 Pulitzer Prize-winner and Teeth member Caroline Shaw, with an original commission for both ensembles, and is anchored by two energetic and captivating works by Ted Hearne. Spanning and connecting these two Gen X composers is a startlingly beautiful and vivid set of character pieces by Prokofiev.

Advance program notes are provided online for our patrons who like to read about performances ahead of time. Printed programs will be provided to patrons at the performances. Programs are subject to change. View advance program notes here.


Learn more about A Far Cry with Roomful of Teeth in our 2016-2017 Learning Guide .


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A Far Cry with Roomful of Teeth

Saturday, February 18, 2017, 7:30 PM


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A Far Cry with Roomful of Teeth

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Satisfy your need for something new and different with this selection of performances. Discover cutting-edge perspectives and examine energizing ideas through a range of lenses.

All performances take place in the Anne and Ellen Fife Theatre, in the Street and Davis Performance Hall, unless otherwise noted.