The Connections Series takes audiences into new and unexpected places for site-specific performances, connecting the community through music in partnership with other arts and community organizations.
Roll out the barrel–as this annual ROCO tradition returns to ring in the new year, continuing the Connections series! Celebrate with good food, good friends, and good music as the ROCO Brass Quintet serenades audiences at the Saint Arnold Brewing Company, sponsored by the W.T. and Louise J. Moran Foundation.
Join us as ROCO’s Connections series continues on February 4th, with a modern twist on a Schubertiade salon concert in the glorious ballroom of Rienzi! Sponsored by Gigi Noyes & Steinway Piano Gallery, the evening will feature the world premiere of three new songs by Composer-In-Residence Derek Bermel and author Sandra Cisneros, as well as the song "A House of My Own" from the opera THE HOUSE ON MANGO STREET, to be sung by mezzo-soprano Cecilia Duarte.
Join us as ROCO's Connections series returns to Asia Society Texas Center on March 23 for Here, There, and Nowhere, presenting an intimate evening of chamber music! ROCO violinist Min-Jeong Koh curates a personal, meaningful program of works by Asian composers, accompanied by her sister Bo Yon Koh on piano—musically telling their stories of immigrating from Korea to embracing their new home in the United States.
ROCO's Connections Series continues April 15 as we give thanks for collaboration in "Simple Gifts", bringing us to a new location at Rothko Chapel! Led by conductor Alastair Willis, experience Aaron Copland's iconic tone poem Appalachian Spring in its original 13-piece version, paired with a World Premiere ROCO Commission by Composer-In-Residence Adam Schoenberg, joined by Houston Contemporary Dance Company.
Get in the holiday spirit with the ROCO Brass Quintet and friends in an exciting new location for our Connections series at Houston Botanic Garden, while enjoying a scrumptious brunch in the Global Collection Garden Tent!
Get spooky with ROCO, as our Connections series returns to Heritage Society on October 29, for an evening of Musical Trick or Treat - featuring a progressive concert of ROCO musicians performing in each historic home!