ROCO’s Connections series concludes on March 11, 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.
The quintet, entitled My Journey to America, is a suite of seven short movements, each preceded by a spoken narrative by Yousufi, describing his journey from his dramatic birth story in Kabul to becoming a refugee in New York City.
The performance will also feature chamber works by Bohuslav Martinu and Igor Stravinsky, composers who immigrated to America as well, plus a work by Tim Hinck inspired by the experiences of migrant children.
Tim Hinck: Fanfare for Rosa, Piano Trio
Bohuslav Martinu: Quartet for Oboe, Violin, Cello, and Piano, H.315
Igor Stravinsky: Elegy for Solo Viola
Milad Yousufi: My Journey to America
Concert date and time are subject to change.
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