ROCO’s musician-curated Unchambered series concluded for the season with the ROCO Brass Quintet, streamed live from MATCH (Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston).
ROCO’s Connections series concluded on March 11, 2021, livestreamed in partnership with Holocaust Museum Houston, and featuring a world premiere from Afghan composer Milad Yousufi, co-commissioned by ROCO and the Winsor Music Consortium.
ROCO's 16th season concluded with livestreamed flair on April 24, 2021 in “Flamenco”, featuring the world premiere of "The History of Red", a co-commission by Reena Esmail based on a text by Chickasaw poet Linda Hogan, with soprano Kathryn Mueller as soloist.
Continuing their sixteenth season, ROCO explored the interplay of light and dark in “Shadows”. Built around a commission by Alyssa Morris, Tlapalli Tlahuilli was inspired by an Aztec myth detailing how the world received its sound and color.
Love Notes, a livestreamed performance, kicked off ROCO’s Season 16 Unchambered series in a nature-inspired program of beauty, respite, and reflection, featuring flutist Rebecca Powell Garfield, oboist Spring Hill, and harpist Laurie Meister.
ROCO's fully live-streamed 16th season continued on November 14, 2020 from The Church of St. John the Divine with “Oceans”, a nature-inspired program featuring the orchestra—conductorless!