"ROCO's 16th season concluded with 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, led by conductor Brett Mitchell.
The program also included the world premiere of Quinn Mason’s Princesa de la Luna for harp and strings, Samuel Barber’s Knoxville: Summer of 1915, Errollyn Wallen’s Photography, and Carlos Surinach’s fiery flamenco for orchestra, Ritmo Jondo, accompanied by live dance from the company Solero Flamenco.
0:00 III. Bulerias
3:07 V. Saeta
8:39 VII. Garrotín
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Recorded live April 24, 2021 at The Church of St. John the Divine, Houston, TX, with videography by BEND Productions, and audio engineering by Andrew Bradley."