• Les Violons du Roy: "Handel/Glass Vocal Program"

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    Name: Les Violons du Roy: "Handel/Glass Vocal Program"
    Date: October 19, 2018
    Time: 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
    Event Description:
    Jonathan Cohen, music director Anthony Roth Costanzo, countertenor This vocal music concert contrasts Handel’s exquisite baroque music and electrifying vocal works by Philip Glass. The performance features the 15-member Les Violons du Roy and countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo. Taking its name from the renowned string orchestra of the court of the French kings, Les Violons du Roy specializes in the vast repertoire of music for chamber orchestra, performed in the stylistic manner most appropriate to each era. Costanzo began performing professionally at the age of 11 and has appeared since in opera, concert, recital, film, and on Broadway. According to Quebec City newspaper "Le Soleil," “Costanzo and the Violons du Roy have offered a unique, refined, and explosive concert…. Their sublime interpretation of Handel’s music and galvanizing works of Philip Glass gave us a tingling in the chest. We felt them resonate long after we left the concert hall.”
    Moss Arts Center 190 Alumni Mall Blacksburg, VA 24060
    Date/Time Information:
    Friday, October 19, 2018, 7:30 PM
    Contact Information:
    Susan Bland 5402315300 mossartscenter@vt.edu
    Category A $55 | Category B $40 | Category C $25 $10 students with ID and youth 18 and under, 20%-30% subscription discounts available
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