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Roomful of Teeth

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Roomful of Teeth, Roomful of Teeth
(New Amsterdam, 2012)
Charles T. Downey, Music by composer Caroline Shaw at Sixth and I Historic Synagogue (Washington Post, February 9)
American composer Caroline Shaw may be familiar more for collaborating with Kanye West than for winning the Pulitzer Prize for Music. Washington Performing Arts provided the chance to listen to two of her pieces on Saturday night, in a concert by members of the vocal ensemble Roomful of Teeth and the American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME), presented at the Sixth and I Historic Synagogue. Closing the balcony seating gave the impression of a fuller audience on the floor level, with more young faces making up for the desertion of the presenter’s normal audience.

“Partita for 8 Voices,” which won the Pulitzer in 2013, received its official Washington premiere, although Roomful of Teeth already had performed it at a private concert at Dumbarton Oaks in 2014. It is, to use Shaw’s words, “a simple piece,” ... [Continue reading]
Roomful of Teeth and ACME
Caroline Shaw, composer
Washington Performing Arts
Sixth and I Historic Synagogue

Anne Midgette, Roomful of Teeth, a cappella (Washington Post, March 19, 2013)


John said...

Charles, did you mean to posts a review of Roomful of Teeth? What appears on my screen is Sandrine Piau.

Charles T. Downey said...

Thank you -- I think this is fixed now.