Poster ROCO (River Oaks Chamber Orchestra)
ROCO (River Oaks Chamber Orchestra), Houston, TX, photograph by Jeff Grass
Performance Today®


On today's show, we'll head to Houston to hear the ensemble ROCO play the Overture to the comic opera Jery and Bätely (1872) by Swiss-German composer Ingeborg Bronsart von Schellendorf.

Episode Playlist

Hour 1

Joseph Haydn: String Quartet No. 66 in G Major, Op. 77 No. 1, Hob. III:81 "Lobkowitz": Movement 3 Menuetto. Presto
Goldmund Quartet
Album: Haydn: String Quartets

Ingeborg Bronsart von Schellendorf: Jery & Bately: Overture
ROCO, Lucian & Nancy Morrison Theater, Brockman Hall, Rice University, Houston, TX

Luigi Perrachio: Quintet for Piano and Strings: Movement 1 Agitatissimo ma ampio
David Korevaar, piano | Carpe Diem String Quartet
Chapel at The Academy, Boulder, CO

Joseph Haydn: Sinfonia Concertante in B-flat major Hob. I/105
Nikki Chooi, violin | Roman Mekinulov, cello | Henry Ward, oboe | Glen Einschlag, bassoon | The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra | JoAnn Falletta, conductor
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo, NY

Hour 2

Johann Sebastian Bach: Flute Sonata in E-Flat Major, BWV 1031: III. Allegro (Arr. for Oboe & Harp)
James Austin Smith, oboe | Bridget Kibbey, harp
Album: Distance
TwoPianists Records

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 5 in C-sharp minor: Movement 1 Trauermarsch: In gemessenem Schritt. Streng. Wie ein Kondukt
National Orchestral Institute Philharmonic | Michael Stern, conductor
National Orchestral Institute + Festival, Dekelboum Concert Hall at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, College Park, MD

Ennio Morricone: Gabriel's Oboe (from the film "The Mission")
James Austin Smith, oboe
The Spoleto Festival USA Chamber Music Series, Dock Street Theater, Charleston, SC

Franz Schubert: String Quintet in C Major: Movement 4 Allegretto
St. Lawrence String Quartet | Paul Wiancko, cello
Spoleto Festival USA Chamber Music Series, Dock Street Theater, Charleston, SC

Benjamin Krause: Notes From Inside
Alcides Rodriguez, clarinet | Helen Hwaya Kim, violin | Catherine Lynn, viola | Brad Ritchie, cello
Atlanta Chamber Players, First Presbyterian Church of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA

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