Since 2005, ROCO has been committed to connecting our Houston community together through the joys of music. We have brought into the world over 110 new commissions from living composers of diverse backgrounds, shared performances in some of Houston’s most unique spaces, and with ROCO on the Go—continued to innovate even during a period of social distancing. Join us in our 17th season as we go even further in stitching the diverse parts of Houston together, weaving new musical tales which unite our community and beyond, in Season 2021-2022: Musical Threads!
¡Experimente su propia aventura musical! ¡ROCO on the Go le permite a los amantes de la música escuchar el vasto catálogo de presentaciones pasadas de ROCO desde cualquier lugar! Cada lista de reproducción incluye una categoría de música diferente para que el oyente pueda elegir según su estado de ánimo. Choose your own sound adventure!…
Choose your own sound adventure while traveling! ROCO on the Go allows music lovers to listen to ROCO’s vast catalogue from anywhere! Each playlist features a different mood category of music to allow the listener to choose their mood.
Choose your own sound adventure! ROCO on the Go allows music lovers to listen to ROCO’s vast catalogue from anywhere! Each playlist features a different mood category of music to allow the listener to choose their mood.
Did you know you can access ROCO anywhere you go? Over fifteen years, with your incredible support, we have invested in performances, recordings, and rights to music to enable you and so many others to have free access to our massive listening room anytime, anywhere.
Jill Jarvis has a goal of one outdoor outing a day with her four children.
Earlier this month, the local blogger added an interactive soundtrack to the family’s regular stroll along the Buffalo Bayou trails. The Jarvises parked as they always do near the Sabine Street bridge, setting off in search of ROCO’s new QR-coded musical stops along the bayou.
ROCOrooters is more than just a novel approach to child care. It’s a kid-facing classical-music program that doesn’t talk down to youngsters, hoping instead to nurture them into lifelong fans.
Planning virtual fundraising events is no easy task and honestly not very promising on delivering interest. That said, meeting the challenge in style over the weekend was ROCO (previously known as River Oaks Chamber Orchestra) which aired its live performance from Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in The Woodlands. It was a first in many ways.
With its emphasis on new technology and diverse programming – ranging from a work by a Public Enemy producer to an Aztec folk tale – the orchestra is ahead of the cultural curve.
This October, Buffalo Bayou Partnership is celebrating their 5th anniversary of the revitalization and transformation of Buffalo Bayou. Explore forty stops along the trails of the Buffalo Bayou Partnership, with ROCO providing the soundtrack to its landmarks and public art. Just scan the QR code and you’ll be taken to a page corresponding to each landmark or art piece, with a paired music selection from ROCO’s fifteen years of live performance recordings, curated by the ROCO team.
ROCO’s 16th season features illuminating musical collaborations exploring global soundscapes, presenting ten commissions, in three series of concerts showcasing the ensemble’s flexible model. New works include a nature-inspired triptych by Alyssa Morris, a concerto for bandoneon (a Latin-American bellowed instrument) by soloist Richard Scofano, a vocal work by Reena Esmail based on Chickasaw poetry, a…
With orchestra musicians scattered all over the country, ROCO knows how to operate remotely. But last week the 39-member ensemble attempted a particularly complicated task: to perform “Anthem of Hope,” Anthony DiLorenzo’s four-minute composition from 39 different locations.