Roco Presents "Dance Like No One’S Watching"

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ROCO launches its 2016–2017 In Concert series with "Dance Like No One’s Watching" on Sept. 23 at Miller Outdoor Theatre and Sept. 24 at The Church of St. John the Divine

The program features the Texas premiere of Pulitzer Prize­ winning composer Jennifer Higdon’s Dance Card, a work for string orchestra based on the baroque dance suite form, which ROCO co­-commissioned with the San Francisco­ based New Century Chamber Orchestra.

Mei-Ann Chen conducts, Chester Englander solos as cimbalom player for Kodaly’s Hary Janos Intermezzo, and Scott St. John returns as concertmaster for this program that also features Dmitri Shostakovich’s Ballet Suite No. 2, Fanny Mendelssohn’s Overture in C and Mikhail Glinka’s Kamarinskaya.

Cost: Free
More information: http://rocohouston.org/performances/dance-like-no-ones-watching/
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By: River Oaks Chamber Orchestra