The season concludes 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. Conductor Brett Mitchell makes his return to ROCO, also leading the world premiere of Quinn Mason’s Princesa de la Luna for harp and strings, and completing the program are Samuel Barber’s Knoxville: Summer of 1915, Errollyn Wallen’s Photography, and Carlos Surinach’s flamenco for orchestra, Ritmo Jondo, accompanied by live dance from the company Solero Flamenco.
Watch our ROCOreveal chat with composer Reena Esmail and soprano Kathryn Mueller, exploring the inspirations behind The History of Red!
ROCOrooters In The Cloud is available in conjunction with all of ROCO’s In Concert and Unchambered performances during the 2020-2021 season. The program includes free, downloadable learning activities so the whole family can enjoy the concerts together. Click HERE for more info.
Download the ROCOrooters materials for this concert, prepared by music teacher Keisha Twitchell!
Esmail: The History of Red
Barber: Knoxville: Summer of 1915, Op. 24
Mason: Princesa de la Luna (Princess of the Moon)
Surinach: Ritmo Jondo, Flamenco for Orchestra
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