5:30 PM17:30

World Premiere - River Oaks Chamber Orchestra

River Oaks Chamber Orchestra’s 2019-2020 season concludes on May 2 with “Eye of the World”, conducted by Shi-Yeon Sung, also making her ROCO debut. Featured will be the premiere of a duo concerto for flute and viola d’amore by Marcus Maroney, written for ROCO husband and wife musicians Matthew Dane and Christina Jennings.

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5:00 PM17:00

Four Preludes for Two Clarinets - Nathan Williams & Maiko Sasaki

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ROCO’s Unchambered series starts on October 19 with clarinetists Nathan Williams and Maiko Sasaki in a program ranging from Classical favorites to modern commissions. The concert, entitled “Mendelssohn to Maroney: ROCO Clarinetists Come of Age” features works by Stravinsky, Michael Tenzer, Gary Schocker, Marcus Maroney, Bela Kovacs, Felix Mendelssohn, Theresa Martin, and Amilcare Ponchielli.

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6:00 PM18:00

Recuerdos (World Premiere) - Timothy Jones & ROCO

Baritone Timothy Jones and members of River Oaks Chamber Orchestra premiere my five-movement Recuerdos on their annual Musical & Literary Ofrenda Concert celebrating Dia de los Muertos. I've set poetry of Angelina Weld Grimké, Adelaide Crapsey, César Vallejo, Witter Bynner, and Carl Sandburg for voice, oboe, viola, and cello. 

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