Come along and relive ROCO’s Dust in Time Connections concert on November 19, featuring Huang Ruo’s A Dust in Time Passacaglia for Strings at Asia Society Texas Center, and also livestreamed at ROCO.org, Facebook, and YouTube. Structured similarly to a Tibetan sand mandala, the 60-minute uninterrupted musical meditation is slowly created live from the central essence point,…
ROCO concludes its 2021-22 season Saturday at a typically unorthodox location: the Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern. There, a brass quartet will debut composer Marcus Maroney’s “Interwoven,” a piece specifically designed to capitalize on the underground reservoir’s unique acoustics.
ROCO recently announced its 2021-22 season, which marks year number 17 for the organization to offer the most fun an audience can have with chamber and classical music. Centering around the theme of “Musical Threads,” the programming offers a well-rounded lineup of exciting world premieres, collaborations and a continued exploration into Houston’s unique spaces.
“For a generation of a certain age, this is the first classical music piece any of them heard,” says Alecia Lawyer, the artistic director for the River Oaks Chamber Orchestra (ROCO) about Sergei Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf. It’s a familiar and beloved symphonic fairy tale, often used to introduce children to the instruments in the orchestra.