BLACKSBURG, Va., Jan. 19, 2011 – On Saturday, Feb. 12, at 8 p.m., the Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech presents the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra virtuosi group's performance of "Romantic Strings" at the Squires Student Center Recital Salon, College Avenue. The concert is presented in partnership with the New River Valley Friends of the Roanoke Symphony.
Tickets are $25 for the general public and $15 for students. To purchase tickets, call (540) 343-9127 or go to the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra website.
The concert features David Stewart Wiley, music director and conductor. The program includes Mozart's Romance (from A Little Night Music), Piazzolla's The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires, J. S. Bach's Air on the G String, and Grieg's Holberg Suite, Op. 40.
Launched in 2005 as an arts initiative, Virginia Tech Arts encompasses efforts university-wide to expand creative practice and support interdisciplinary learning, engagement, and discovery through the arts. The cornerstone project of Virginia Tech Arts is the Moss Arts Center, which houses the Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech professional presenting program; the university-level Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology; and television and lab spaces for the Department of Communication.