ROCO In Concert: The Wrestler

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Presented by River Oaks Chamber Orchestra (ROCO) at The Church of St. John the Divine, Houston TX

May 04
ROCO In Concert: The Wrestler

The final concert of the In Concert series on May 4, “The Wrestler,” features the world premiere of Erberk Eryılmaz’s Koca Yusuf, Wrestling Airs for Chamber Orchestra, written in memory of Koca Yusuf

The final concert of the In Concert series on May 4, “The Wrestler,” features the world premiere of Erberk Eryılmaz’s Koca Yusuf, Wrestling Airs for Chamber Orchestra, written in memory of Koca Yusuf, an internationally famous, 19th century Turkish wrestler who instigated a riot when he threw an opponent out of a ring during a match at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York in 1898. Conductor David Danzmayr brings one of his favorite pieces, Jocelyn Morlock’s Solace, into the mix, while organ soloist Paul Jacobs returns for Samuel Barber’s Toccata Festiva.

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$35 for General Admission; $25 for Seniors; $15 for Students

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The Church of St. John the Divine

2450 River Oaks Blvd, Houston, TX 77019

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