Roomful of Teeth

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Fans of new work, a cappella singing, world music and Shakespeare. 

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"Shaw & Shakespeare"

The “remarkable vocal octet” (The New York Times) Roomful of Teeth makes their San Francisco debut in a special one-night-only performance! Don’t miss the West Coast premiere of six new works based on Shakespeare and the Bay Area premiere of Caroline Shaw's Pulitzer Prize-winning Partita for 8 Voices, an inventive a cappella work filled with "melodic delight, delicious harmonies and a sense of pure human joy" (San Francisco Classical Voice).

Co-presented with SF Performances: PIVOT

Running time

90 minutes with one intermission.

One Night Only

General admission. All tickets $25.
Sun 04/23/17 5:00pm Buy Tickets

Program

Program

CAROLINE SHAW: Partita for 8 Voices. Bay Area Premiere.

CAROLINE SHAW: New work set to text from The Tempest. West Coast Premiere.

ANNA CLYNE: Pocket Book VIII (setting of Shakespeare Sonnet 8). West Coast Premiere.

ANNA CLYNE: Pocket Book LXV (setting of Shakespeare Sonnet 65). West Coast Premiere.

ERIC DUDLEY: QuietUs (setting of Shakespeare Sonnet 60 and text from Hamlet). West Coast Premiere.

The Buzz

"Partita for 8 Voices...lit up Disney Hall with melodic delight, delicious harmonies, and a sense of pure human joy."

–San Francisco Classical Voice

"The voices and percussion meshed to colorful effect, the story propelled by a high-energy blend of stylistic influences including reggae, hip-hop and rock."

The New York Times

“It all feels so easy, looks so casual. But it sounds unlike anything.”

–Philly.com

The Venue

Taube Atrium Theater
Veterans Building, Fourth Floor
401 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102

Best Way There

MUNI Van Ness and BART Civic Center stations are just a 10-minute walk away. If driving, plan to arrive early and try these nearby parking garages.

Get There

Background

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Rigoletto

Rigoletto

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Don Giovanni

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La Bohème

La Bohème

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