East meets West as performs “Pacific Crossings” on November 14, 2016, at The Church of St. John the Divine.
Conductor Edwin Outwater leads the ensemble in a Kyo-Shin-An Arts and ROCO co-commissioned world premiere by James Matheson (making his ROCO debut). Matheson’s Concerto for Two Shakuhachi – Age of Air – 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.
Tickets are $35 general admission, $25 seniors, $15 students.
ROCOrooters music education and childcare is available during/after this concert.
The Church of St. John the Divine
The Church of St John the Divine
River Oaks Boulevard, Houston, TX
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‘Age of Air’
Concerto for Two Shakuhachi and Chamber Orchestra
Pizzicato for String Quartet
Pavane for a Dead Princess
Symphony No.3, Op.52