East meets West as “Pacific Crossings” celebrates ROCO’s partnership with Asia Society Houston, November 12th at Asia Society Houston’s Brown Foundation Performing Arts Theater.
Conductor Edwin Outwater leads the ensemble in a commissioned world premiere by James Matheson (making his ROCO debut), his Concerto for Two Shakuhachi – an early Japanese end-blown flute often used in Zen meditation as well as classical , jazz, and traditional Japanese folk music – played by ROCO debuting artists James Nyoraku Schlefer and Akihito Obama. Vivian Fung’s “Pizzicato” and Sibelius 3rd Symphony round out the program.
Asia Society Center Houston
Asia Society Texas Center
Southmore Boulevard, Houston, TX
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