Explore the list of performances presented by the Moss Arts Center below. To see all events happening in the Moss Arts Center, including guest-presented events, visit our calendar.
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Article ItemDeantoni Parks , article
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 7 and 9 PM: Using the creative moniker “Technoself,” experimental composer and percussionist Deantoni Parks blends technology, hip-hop, sampling, and electronica to create fascinating sonic experiences covering a variety of progressive styles.
Article ItemRoanoke Symphony Orchestra , article
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2, 4 PM: Mark your calendars! This much-anticipated audience favorite returns to the Moss, filling the Fife with holiday cheer as only the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra and its "Holiday Pops" program can.
Article ItemBlacksburg Master Chorale , article
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 17, 4 PM: The New River Valley’s own Blacksburg Master Chorale is joined by a professional orchestra and soloists to present one of the most iconic works of the holiday season, Handel’s "Messiah."
Article ItemJazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis , article
TUESDAY, JANUARY 23, 7:30 PM: Grammy-winning trumpeter Wynton Marsalis leads the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. Made up of 15 of today’s finest jazz musicians, the group performs the music of great jazz composers as well as original works.
Article ItemCirque Mechanics , article
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 31, 7:30 PM: From the creative team that brought us "Birdhouse Factory" in 2022 and "Pedal Punk" in 2015 comes a fun-for-all-ages theatrical circus show inspired by the power of wind. Cirque Mechanics combines inspired storytelling and innovative mechanical staging for its latest smash, "Zephyr."
Article ItemNo-No Boy , article
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 7:30 PM: Vietnamese and Italian American singer, songwriter, and scholar Julian Saporiti details the Asian American experience in an evening of heartfelt and poignant musical storytelling set to projected archival images, part of his multi-media project, No-No Boy.
Article Item"My Fair Lady" , article
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 7:30 PM: Boasting such classic songs as "I Could Have Danced All Night," "The Rain in Spain," and "Wouldn’t It Be Loverly," director Bartlett Sher’s glowing production is “thrilling, glorious and better than it ever was” (New York Times).
Article ItemMark Morris Dance Group , article
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 7:30 PM: Internationally celebrated choreographer Mark Morris teams up with collaborator Ethan Iverson for this evening-length homage to the legendary late Burt Bacharach. A towering figure of popular music, Bacharach is known for soaring melodies influenced by jazz, rock, and Brazilian music.
Article Item"An Evening with Elizabeth Kolbert" , article
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 7:30 PM: Journalist and "New Yorker" staff writer Elizabeth Kolbert traveled from Alaska to Greenland, visiting top scientists to get to the heart of the debate over global warming.
Article ItemMeshell Ndegeocello , article
FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 7:30 PM: Traversing soul, R&B, jazz, hip-hop, and rock, Grammy winner Meshell Ndegeocello’s work is bound by the search for love, justice, respect, and resolution.
Article ItemSō Percussion with Caroline Shaw and special guest Shodekeh , article
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20, 7:30 PM: Multi-genre quartet Sō Percussion joins forces with two preeminent collaborators for an evening of music bridging the worlds of classical and pop.
Article ItemLas Cafeteras , article
TUESDAY, MARCH 26, 7:30 PM: East Los Angeles Chicano indie-folk band Las Cafeteras has taken the music scene by storm with its infectious live performances, crossing many genres and borders along the way.
Article ItemUkulele Orchestra of Great Britain , article
THURSDAY, APRIL 4, 7:30 PM: Featuring only ukuleles and the voices of its performers, the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain returns for an unforgettable evening.
Article ItemLes Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo , article
SATURDAY, APRIL 13, 7:30 PM: An inspired blend of dance and impeccable humor, the world-class parody ballet company Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo makes its Southwest Virginia debut.
Article Item"Small Island, Big Song" , article
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17, 7:30 PM: In this inspiring multimedia concert confronting climate change, artists from Pacific and Indian Ocean nations unite to blend traditions and create music celebrating the ways we are all connected. The result is a breathtakingly beautiful sound made by those who sing for the seas.
Article ItemBamberg Symphony , article
FRIDAY, APRIL 26, 7:30 PM: With a musical lineage stretching back to the 18th and 19th centuries — to Mahler and Mozart — Germany’s Bamberg Symphony is a favorite around the world, performing over 7,000 concerts in more than 60 countries and over 500 cities.
Article Item"An Evening with Leslie Odom, Jr." , article
SATURDAY, MAY 4, 7:30 PM: Leslie Odom, Jr. is a multifaceted, award-winning vocalist, songwriter, author, and actor with a career that spans all performance genres.
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