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ROCO Connections: Addio

Audrey Beck Jones Building, 5601 Main St Houston, TX 77005
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  • Presented By: ROCO (River Oaks Chamber Orchestra)
  • Dates: April 21, 2024
  • Location: MFAH - The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
  • Address: Audrey Beck Jones Building, 5601 Main St
  • Phone: (713) 665-2700
  • Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
  • Price: $15.00
  • Admission: $15.00

ROCO says goodbye to the old and in with the (relatively) new in this concert celebrating musical innovation via the string quartet. Lombardini Sirmen’s Quartet, a work that helped to shape the string quartet genre alongside those of Haydn and Boccherini, is an incredible example of a rare 18th-century woman who was not only able to live independently as a professional musician, but who made an important impact on the genre through her work. Verdi’s String Quartet in E minor – his sole chamber work – praised for its tonal beauty, opens the concert. Richard Danielpour’s work, Addio, takes the innovation one step further, using the quartet as a metaphor for family and exploring concepts of distance, time, and saying goodbye. ARTISTSRichard Danielpour, Composer

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