Tune in for a ROCO Connections’ live-streaming concert and the world premiere from Afghan composer Milad Yousufi, amongst four other works, in Journey to America, on Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 7pm.
Yousufi’s headlining quintet, also entitled My Journey to America, is a suite of five short movements, each preceded by a spoken narrative by Yousufi, describing his journey from his dramatic birth story in Kabul to becoming a refugee in New York City.
His work was co-commissioned by River Oaks Chamber Orchestra (ROCO) and the Winsor Music Consortium. It will be livestreamed in partnership with Holocaust Museum Houston.
The performance will also feature chamber works by several composers who immigrated to America as well, including Tom Hinck, Bohuslav Martinu, Erich Wolfgang Korngold, and Igor Stravinsky.
The performance will remain available for online viewing after it debuts. Get more information.
ROCO Connections: Journey to America Online Concert
- Date: Thursday, March 11, 2021
- Time: Debuts at 7pm, but performance will remain available to view online.
- Watch: Free to view online on ROCO’s Facebook page, YouTube channel, or on ROCO’s website. The program will remain available to view online after it debuts. Get more information.
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