ROCO’s In Concert series, showcasing the full 40-piece orchestra, opens with an evening featuring two world premieres by Marcus Maroney and Maxime Goulet, plus joyful works for orchestra.
ROCO’s In Concert series, showcasing the full 40-piece orchestra, opens on Saturday, September 25 at 5:00 pm Central with “Bursting at the Seams” at The Church of St. John the Divine, and livestreamed for free at ROCO.org, Facebook, and YouTube.
Conducted by ROCO’s Artistic Partner Mei-Ann Chen, the concert will feature the world premiere of the first movement of Maxime Goulet’s Ice Storm Symphony, Turmoil, telling the story of Canada’s historic, devastating 1998 ice storm, and also features the world premiere of Marcus Maroney’s OK, Goodbye. for flute, viola d’amore, and chamber orchestra, inspired by the melting of the Icelandic Okjökull glacier, and highlighting soloists Matt Dane and Christina Jennings. Sharing our joy to be back in performance with you, Michael Abels’ Delights & Dances and Domenico Cimarosa’s “Il Maestro di Cappella” Overture complete the program—plus, look out for a ROCO surprise!