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Roomful of Teeth and Nick Zammuto: Self_one

World Premiere/Walker Commission

“Experimentation may be this group’s calling card, but its essence is pure joy.” —Boston Globe

Grammy Award–winning vocal ensemble Roomful of Teeth and sonic experimentalist Nick Zammuto (The Books), known for his “dexterous musicianship and catchy pop writing” (Pitchfork), assemble a custom-built vocal/sonic new commissioned work titled Self_one. The ensemble will also perform a diverse range of repertory pieces, including the Minnesota premiere of Partita for 8 Voices, group member Caroline Shaw’s mesmerizing and thoroughly delightful 2013 Pulitzer Prize–winning composition inspired by the art of Sol LeWitt.

Copresented and co-commissioned with the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra’s Liquid Music Series and Schubert Club Mix.

About Liquid Music

The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra’s Liquid Music Series creates a space for innovative new projects, iconoclastic artists, and unique presentation formats. Liquid Music performances invite adventurous audiences to discover the new and the fascinating within the flourishing landscape of contemporary chamber music.

Funding

Commissioned by the Walker Art Center with support provided by Producers’ Council members Leni and David Moore, Jr./The David and Leni Moore Family Foundation and the William and Nadine McGuire Commissioning Fund.

The Walker Art Center’s Music Season is sponsored by