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.
The Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech presents renowned artists from around the globe and from close to home, with a special focus on experiences that expand cultural awareness and deepen understanding. The Center for the Arts and the Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology, with which the Center for the Arts is uniquely partnered, are housed in the Moss Arts Center. The Moss Arts Center is a 147,000-square-foot facility that includes the Street and Davis Performance Hall and its 1,274-seat Anne and Ellen Fife Theatre; visual art galleries; the four-story, experimental venue the Cube; and research studios.