ROCO’s In Concert series continued with “Beauty is in the Eye” on February 8, 2020. The performance featured the premiere of a new concerto by Kevin Lau for the erhu, a traditional Chinese stringed instrument. The concerto was performed by Andy Lin and conducted by Christopher Rountree, who was making his ROCO debut. Also featured were William Grant Still’s tone poem “Darker America”, exploring themes of sorrow, hope, and prayer, and works by Jean-Féry Rebel and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
ROCO In Concert: Beauty is in the Eye (February 2020)
2019-2020, Basulto, Between the Earth and Forever, Chaos, Christopher Rountree, Concertmaster, Concerto, Conductor, Ephemera, Erhu, Fanfare and Riffs for Tiny Despots, Fanfarria de Feria, FIFteen Project, Kate Salfelder, Kevin Lau, Lés Élémens, Masonic Funeral Music, Mozart, Rebel, ROCO Commission, Season Fifteen, St. John the Divine, Turner, World Premiere
Saturday, Feb 8 2020, 5:00pm