• "Sounds in Space" | Cube Fest 2018

        date=Saturday, August 11, 2018, 9 PM`desc=”Sounds in Space” will feature massively multichannel music compositions from seven artists from Russia, Iran, Canada, and the United States who will utilize the Cube’s 149 speakers.

      • "Sounds in Focus" | Cube Fest 2018

        date=Sunday, August 12, 2018, 1 PM`desc=”Sounds in Focus” presents a selection of works from artists around the world, played on the 24.4 channel Genelec system in the Perform Studio.

      • "Sounds in Motion" | Cube Fest 2018

        date=Sunday, August 12, 2018, 3 PM`desc=“Sounds in Motion” offers an experience in multichannel audio where artists from Canada, China, Argentina, and the United States will perform their composed pieces and explore the spatial capabilities of the Cube.

      • El Septeto Santiaguero

        date=Friday, October 5, 2018, 7:30 PM`desc=The Cuban ensemble El Septeto Santiaguero infuses an adventurous streak into the traditional music of its native Santiago de Cuba.`tickets=https://tickets.artscenter.vt.edu/Online/default.asp?BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::permalink=bundle&BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::context_id=

      • Ambient Orchestra: David Bowie's "Blackstar"

        featuring=Evan Ziporyn, conductor; Maya Beiser, cello; featuring musicians from Boston Conservatory at Berklee`date=Friday, October 12, 2018, 7:30 PM`desc=This rendition of David Bowie’s swan song album “Blackstar” stays true to and amplifies his themes of transformation.`tickets=https://tickets.artscenter.vt.edu/Online/default.asp?BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::permalink=bundle&BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::context_id=

      • Opera Roanoke: "A Little Night Music"

        featuring=Scott Williamson, artistic director`date=Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 7:30 PM`desc=Opera Roanoke has cancelled its fall production of "A Little Night Music" and sincerely regrets that it will not be able to offer this musical in 2018.

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

        featuring=Jonathan Cohen, music director, and Anthony Roth Costanzo, countertenor`date=Friday, October 19, 2018, 7:30 PM`desc=This vocal music concert contrasts Handel’s exquisite Baroque music and electrifying vocal works by Philip Glass.`tickets=https://tickets.artscenter.vt.edu/Online/default.asp?BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::permalink=bundle&BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::context_id=

      • NW Dance Project: "Woolf Papers" and other repertory

        featuring=Sarah Slipper, artistic director`date=Friday, October 26, 2018, 7:30 PM`desc=Dedicated to the creation and performance of innovative contemporary dance works from established and emerging dance-makers, NW Dance Project brings a program that will feature a selection of company repertoire.`tickets=https://tickets.artscenter.vt.edu/Online/default.asp?BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::permalink=bundle&BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::context_id=

      • 5th Anniversary Gala: "Callas in Concert"

        featuring=Constantine Kitsopoulos conducting the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra`date=Friday, November 2, 2018, 6 PM Reception, 7:30 PM Concert`desc=The Moss Arts Center marks its fifth anniversary with a special gala reception and an extraordinary performance.`tickets=https://tickets.artscenter.vt.edu/Online/default.asp?BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::permalink=bundle&BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::context_id=

      • An Evening with Béla Fleck, banjo; Zakir Hussain, tabla; and Edgar Meyer, bass

        featuring=with Rakesh Chaurasia, bansuri`date=Thursday, November 8, 2018, 7:30 PM`desc=Three masterful genre-benders and the undisputed leading virtuosos on their respective instruments, Béla Fleck, Zakir Hussain, and Edgar Meyer move with ease among the worlds of classical, bluegrass, and world music.`tickets=https://tickets.artscenter.vt.edu/Online/default.asp?BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::permalink=bundle&BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::context_id=

      • Theatre Re: "The Nature of Forgetting"

        featuring=Conceived and directed by Guillaume Pigé`date=Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 7:30 PM`desc=Through physical theatre and compelling live music, “The Nature of Forgetting” tells the story of Tom, a middle-aged father struggling in the early stages of dementia, with creativity, joy, and heartache.`tickets=https://tickets.artscenter.vt.edu/Online/default.asp?BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::permalink=bundle&BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::context_id=

      • Martha Redbone: "Roots Project"

        date=Friday, November 30, 2018, 7:30 PM`desc=Martha Redbone, one of the most vital voices in American Roots music, is a multi award-winning musician celebrated for her tasty gumbo of roots music.`tickets=https://tickets.artscenter.vt.edu/Online/default.asp?BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::permalink=bundle&BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::context_id=

      • Roanoke Symphony Orchestra: "Holiday Pops"

        featuring=David Stewart Wiley, conductor`date=Saturday, December 8, 2018, 4 PM`desc=The Roanoke Symphony Orchestra returns with everyone’s annual favorite, the “Holiday Pops” program.`tickets=https://tickets.artscenter.vt.edu/Online/default.asp?BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::permalink=bundle&BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::context_id=

      • Cirque Éloize: "Saloon"

        date=Wednesday, January 30, 2019, 7:30 PM`desc=Swing open the saloon doors, belly up to the bar, and lasso up some fun for the entire family.`tickets=https://tickets.artscenter.vt.edu/Online/default.asp?BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::permalink=bundle&BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::context_id=

      • Sounds of China

        featuring=Ma Jiuyue, composer and director`date=Saturday, February 2, 2019, 7:30 PM`desc=Composer Ma Jiuyue incorporates a wide variety of ideas, mixing in bits of new age, pop, progressive rock, jazz, and cinematic grandeur for this highly polished ensemble from Beijing.`tickets=https://tickets.artscenter.vt.edu/Online/default.asp?BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::permalink=bundle&BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::context_id=

      • John Hollenbeck Large Ensemble

        date=Sunday, February 10, 2019, 7 PM`desc=Drummer and composer John Hollenbeck is one of the rare artists who has mastered the tradition of big band composition while crossing aesthetic boundaries and speaking directly to the time we live in today.`tickets=https://tickets.artscenter.vt.edu/Online/default.asp?BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::permalink=bundle&BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::context_id=

      • Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet

        featuring=Michael Hasel, flute; Andreas Wittmann, oboe; Walter Seyfarth, clarinet; Fergus McWilliam, horn; and Marion Reinhard, bassoon`date=Friday, February 15, 2019, 7:30 PM`desc=On their final North American tour, the ensemble astonishes audiences worldwide with their range of expression, tonal spectrum, and conceptual unity.`tickets=https://tickets.artscenter.vt.edu/Online/default.asp?BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::permalink=bundle&BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::context_id=

      • Czech National Symphony Orchestra: "Bernstein Centennial Celebration Tour"

        featuring=John Mauceri, conductor, and Isabel Leonard, mezzo-soprano`date=Friday, February 22, 2019, 7:30 PM`desc=We celebrate the legacy of world-renowned American composer, conductor, and pianist Leonard Bernstein with this program commemorating the 100th anniversary of his birth.`tickets=https://tickets.artscenter.vt.edu/Online/default.asp?BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::permalink=bundle&BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::context_id=

      • The TEAM and National Theatre of Scotland: "Anything That Gives Off Light"

        date=Friday, March 1, and Saturday, March 2, 2019, 7:30 PM`desc=When the ashes of a legendary social activist and feisty grandmother demand to be laid to rest, the trio of an American woman and two Scotsmen heads off on a transformative journey between the past and present,Scottish Highlands and Appalachian Mountains, in search of a fitting ending.`tickets=https://tickets.artscenter.vt.edu/Online/default.asp?BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::permalink=bundle&BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::context_id=

      • Danú: "St. Patrick's Celebration"

        date=Saturday, March 16, 2019, 7:30 PM`desc=Celebrate St Patrick’s weekend with one of the world’s current leading traditional Irish ensembles.`tickets=https://tickets.artscenter.vt.edu/Online/default.asp?BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::permalink=bundle&BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::context_id=

      • Zadie Smith, author

        date=Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 7:30 PM`desc=”New York Times” bestselling novelist Zadie Smith was born in North London in 1975 to an English father and a Jamaican mother and graduated from Cambridge in 1997.`tickets=https://tickets.artscenter.vt.edu/Online/default.asp?BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::permalink=bundle&BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::context_id=

      • PostClassical Ensemble: "Deep River: The Art of the Spiritual"

        featuring=Kevin Deas, bass-baritone`date=Saturday, March 23, 2019, 7:30 PM`desc=PostClassical Ensemble lifts up works deserving greater advocacy, believing that music of consequence should be contextualized in new spaces for audiences, old and new, in search of deeper paths of engagement both intellectual and spiritual.`tickets=https://tickets.artscenter.vt.edu/Online/default.asp?BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::permalink=bundle&BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::context_id=

      • David Roussève/REALITY: "Halfway to Dawn"

        date=Saturday, March 30, 2019, 7:30 PM`desc=David Roussève’s latest work is a blend of dance, music, video, text, theatre, and visual design that seeks to redefine biography and find the truth of the life of composer Billy Strayhorn, Duke Ellington’s main arranger and writing collaborator.`tickets=https://tickets.artscenter.vt.edu/Online/default.asp?BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::permalink=bundle&BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::context_id=

      • Terry Tempest Williams, author, environmentalist, and activist

        date=Monday, April 1, 2019, 7:30 PM`desc=Terry Tempest Williams has been called “a citizen writer,” a writer who speaks and speaks out eloquently on behalf of an ethical stance toward life.`tickets=https://tickets.artscenter.vt.edu/Online/default.asp?BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::permalink=bundle&BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::context_id=

      • Australian Chamber Orchestra

        featuring=Richard Tognetti, artistic director, and Inon Barnatan, piano`date=Sunday, April 7, 2019, 4 PM`desc=Internationally renowned for inspired programming and the rapturous response of audiences and critics, the orchestra returns to the Moss Arts Center for their second visit.`tickets=https://tickets.artscenter.vt.edu/Online/default.asp?BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::permalink=bundle&BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::context_id=

      • Turtle Island Quartet: "Carry Me Home"

        featuring=Cyrus Chestnut, piano`date=Friday, April 12, 2019, 7:30 PM`desc=Renowned jazz master Cyrus Chestnut and the Grammy-winning Turtle Island Quartet continue their remarkable journey together as they traverse the myriad colors of jazz and beyond.`tickets=https://tickets.artscenter.vt.edu/Online/default.asp?BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::permalink=bundle&BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::context_id=

      • Fred Hersch, piano; Kurt Elling, vocals; and Kate McGarry, vocals: "Leaves of Grass"

        featuring=Music by Fred Hersch and words by Walt Whitman`date=Friday, April 26, 2019, 7:30 PM`desc=Jazz composer and pianist Fred Hersch’s “Leaves of Grass” celebrates the life and poetry of the American bard Walt Whitman, whose work redefined American poetry and had a significant, life-affirming impact on Hersch.`tickets=https://tickets.artscenter.vt.edu/Online/default.asp?BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::permalink=bundle&BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::context_id=

      • Pilobolus: "Shadowland 2: The New Adventure"

        date=Saturday, May 11, 2019, 7:30 PM`desc=Developed in collaboration with “SpongeBob SquarePants” lead writer Steven Banks, the performance tells a love story about two people and their quixotic quest to save an imaginary bird.`tickets=https://tickets.artscenter.vt.edu/Online/default.asp?BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::permalink=bundle&BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::context_id=

Season guide


View our 2018-2019 season guide.

VIEW GUIDE

 

 

Box office


540-231-5300

The box office is located in the Moss Arts Center, and the hours are 10:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m. on Monday-Friday and 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. on Saturday. The box office will also open an hour and a half before performances. The building is closed on select holidays. Please check the Moss Arts Center calendar for specific dates.

 

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Premier Subscription

A Premier Subscription entitles you to all  Moss Arts Center performances at a 30 percent discount.

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Youth and student subscriptions

Whether they attend one or all performances, youth 18 years and under and students currently enrolled in any university (with valid ID) only pay $10 per performance. To subscribe, please call the box office at 540-231-5300.


Free student tickets to Moss Arts Center performances

Free last minute rush seats are available to Virginia Tech students, but only if you sign up for our text notifications. Text “arts” to 31996 to enroll. Availability of rush seats vary by performance. Free rush seats will be available on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last in the Moss Arts Center box office at 190 Alumni Mall. A valid Virginia Tech ID will be required for admission.


Past seasons

Are you interested in seeing what performances we've presented at the Moss Arts Center? Take a look at our past seasons.

PAST SEASONS

General information


Ticket exchanges/refunds/donations

Ticket refunds are only granted when events are postponed or cancelled. If a performance is cancelled, you will receive a full refund or a credit to another Moss Arts Center event. Service, delivery, and other charges are non-refundable. Please contact the Moss Arts Center box office at 540-231-5300 for information about ticket exchanges and donations.


Lost tickets

Please contact the Moss Arts Center box office at 540-231-5300 regarding lost tickets.


Group ticket sales

Groups of 10 or more receive a 10 percent discount. Please contact the Moss Arts Center box office at 540-231-5300.


Late seating

Moss Arts Center performances begin promptly at the scheduled time. Please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the performance. Late seating takes place at the first appropriate moment in the program, at the house management’s discretion. Latecomers may be seated in the back.


ADA special assistance

The Moss Arts Center is committed to being accessible to all of our patrons. Patrons with disabilities and their companions are accommodated through wheelchair seating, parking, and other special requests throughout the center in all levels and pricing categories. Assisted listening devices are available. Service animals of all kinds are permitted. Sign interpretations and large-print programs are available with advance notification. If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Kacy McAllister at least 10 business days prior to an event.


Closures for holidays

The center may close for major holidays and breaks according to the university schedule. Please check our calendar for complete listings.


Inclement weather

Moss Arts Center performances and special events will only be cancelled for inclement weather in extreme cases. Please check our website and call the Moss Arts Center box office at 540-231-5300 for timely information about closures due to inclement weather. If a performance must be cancelled due to inclement weather, we will send an email to all tickerholders and call patrons for whom we have no email address.

Programs are subject to change.


Concessions

Beverages and snacks are available for purchase before performances and during intermissions at most performances. Food and drink are not permitted inside the Anne and Ellen Fife Theatre, Cube, or galleries. Selections and prices may vary.