River Oaks Chamber Orchestra Celebrates Asia

River Oaks Chamber Orchestra Celebrates Asia

HOUSTON, September 27, 2013 — The River Oaks Chamber Orchestra (ROCO) previewed its 2013-14 season at Asia Society Texas Center with a concert titled ROCO Celebrates Asia, featuring compositions and composers strongly influenced by various Asian cultures. Mei-Ann Chen, Music Director of the Chicago Sinfonietta and the Memphis Symphony Orchestra, returned to Houston to lead ROCO as guest conductor and was joined on stage by tenor Zach Averyt and horn soloist Danielle Kuhlmann. The evening included Folk Songs for Orchestra, arranged especially for ROCO by composer Huang Ro, and a world premiere/commission called Teen Murti, written by composer Reena Esmail, among other works.

 

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September 27, 2013
by Anna Foret