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In Concert: “Pacific Crossings”

Nov 14, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

$15 – $35
Akihito Obama

East meets West as ROCO performs “Pacific Crossings” on November 14, 2016, at The Church of St. John the Divine. Composer Talk at 4pm, Concert at 5 at The Church of St. John the Divine

James_ObamaConductor Edwin Outwater leads the ensemble in a Kyo-Shin-An Arts and ROCO co-commissioned world premiere by James Mathes(making his ROCO debut). Matheson’s Concerto for Two Shakuhachi – The 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.

with your ticket to this concert, you get a special free chamber concert with the two shakuhachis at the Asia Society Texas Center two nights before at 7:30pm on Thursday, November 12, 2015.
– as space is limited, please call 713-496-9901 to RSVP and reserve your seats.


River Oaks Chamber Orchestr


The Church of St. John the Divine
2450 River Oaks Blvd
Houston, TX United States
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