ON STAGE · VISITING ARTIST SERIES
Roomful of Teeth
with Tigran Hamasyan, piano
NH DEBUT • WORLD PREMIERE • HOP CO-COMMISSION
Grammy-winning octet sings Pulitzer winner, Hop-commissioned premiere and other thrilling new music.
“Fiercely beautiful and bravely, utterly exposed.” NPR
Grammy-winning Roomful of Teeth takes vocal music into “uncharted harmonic galaxies and timbres” (Philadelphia Inquirer) with a borderless repertoire encompassing singing traditions from around the globe and collaborations with some of today’s most exciting artists. This program includes Roomful member Caroline Shaw’s 2013 Pulitzer-winning Partita for 8 Voices; a work by visiting Dartmouth professor Richard Beaudoin; and the premiere of a Hop co-commissioned piece by Nonesuch Records’ Hamasyan, one of the most remarkable and distinctive next-gen jazz pianists.
Post-performance discussions with the artists
Funded in part by the Expeditions program of the New England Foundation for the Arts, made possible with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts, with additional support from the six New England state arts agencies, and by the National Endowment for the Arts ARTWORKS.
Grammy-winning Roomful of Teeth, an eight-member ensemble that takes vocal music into “uncharted harmonic galaxies and timbres” (Philadelphia Inquirer), makes its New Hampshire debut on Tuesday, January 9, 7 pm, in Spaulding Auditorium of the Hopkins Center for the Arts at Dartmouth College.
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1, 2 & 3. Roomful of Teeth; photos by Bonica Ayala
4. Tigran Hamasyan, courtesy of the artist