Be on the listen for Houston Music Highlights, Tuesday through Friday on Houston Public Media Classical! These 6-minute highlights feature local musicians and ensembles such as the Houston Symphony, the Apollo Chamber Players, and numerous others each week. Houston Music Highlights air at 7 AM, and then repeat at 1 PM, 6 PM, and 10 PM.
This week’s Highlights feature Houston (and Houston-affiliated) musicians performing an eclectic range of chamber music – from a piece by contemporary African-American composer, Jeffrey Mumford, to a concerto by Houston composer, Marcus Maroney, plus works from Brazil and Austria. Also noteworthy is the fact that you have opportunities to hear all of this week’s featured ensembles live in concert, in the coming days in Houston!
an evolving romance: Jeffrey Mumford
The Jennings-Johnson Duo (ConcertArtists 13301)
Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 – Dança (Martelo): Heitor Villa-Lobos
Performed at the Wortham Center’s Cullen Theater on February 2, 2016
Concerto for Chamber Orchestra – Mvt. 3: Marcus Maroney
Performed at The Church of St. John the Divine on February 13, 2016
Trio in G major for flute, cello, and piano – II. Andante: Franz Joseph Haydn
Performed at Rice University’s Duncan Recital Hall on January 22, 2017