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AFC with Roomful of Teeth in Washington, DC

  • National Gallery of Art 230 Constitution Avenue NW Washington, DC 20565 United States (map)

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.

Concerts at the National Gallery are open to the public, free of charge. Audience is admitted on a first-come, first-served basis 30 minutes before the concert begins. For further information, call (202) 842-6941.


Shaw: Music in Common Time
Prokofiev: Visions Fugitives
Hearne: Coloring Book
Hearne: Law of Mosaics

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