Sponsored by the Albert and Margaret Alkek Foundation
ROCO’s 17th season closes on April 23 with “Tying Up Loose Ends” at The Church of St. John the Divine and also livestreamed at ROCO.org, Facebook, and YouTube.
Conducted by Rei Hotoda in her ROCO debut, the program centers around the world premiere of a work for large chamber orchestra by composer-in-residence Derek Bermel based on J. Henry Fair’s photography collection “Industrial Scars”—capturing the beauty and destruction of industrial and human impacts on our planet—and will also include Viet Cuong’s percussion concerto Re(new)al, Darius Milhaud’s jazz-inspired 1923 work Creation of the World, and new works by Cynthia Lee Wong and Judah Adashi, concluding ROCO’s FIFteen Project.
ROCOrooters childcare and music education program is available in conjunction with all of ROCO’s In Concert performances at The Church of St. John the Divine during the 2021-2022 season, and ROCOrooters free, downloadable learning materials are available for all of ROCO’s In Concert and Unchambered performances. Click HERE for more info.
Rei Hotoda, conductor
Derek Bermel, composer-in-residence
Matt McClung, Ksenija Komljenović, Todd Meehan and Doug Perkins, percussion soloists
Viet Cuong: Renewal
Cynthia Lee Wong: In a Blink of an Eye [World Premiere ROCO Commission]
Judah Adashi: the sun begins to fade [World Premiere ROCO Commission]
Derek Bermel: Industrial Scars [World Premiere ROCO Commission, made possible by support from The National Endowment for the Arts]
Darius Milhaud: Creation of the World
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E-Flat Major, Op. 55 “Eroica”
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Our suggested ticket price for this concert is $35.
The Church of St. John the Divine
2450 River Oaks Boulevard
Houston, TX, USA
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