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Music in the Making

Prokofiev Goes Chopin

This week’s episode features a full performance of Prokofiev’s Fifth Symphony following a scherzo by Chopin!


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Henri Matisse drawing of Prokofiev
Henri Matisse drawing of Prokofiev. From the Bibliotheque nationale de France.

Here comes another hour of great performances from the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University and the Moores School of Music at the University of Houston!

Music in this episode:

Frederic Chopin: Scherzo No. 3 in C Sharp Minor

Performed by pianist Larissa Dedova in the Moores Opera House on February 3, 2013.

Sergei Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5

Performed by the Shepherd School Symphony Orchestra led by conductor Larry Rachleff. This performance was given in Stude Concert Hall on November 10, 2007.

This episode originally aired Sunday, April 12, 2015. Catch Music in the Making every Sunday at 7:06 pm on Classical 91.7.

Joshua Zinn

Joshua Zinn

Producer, Houston Matters

Joshua is a producer for Houston Matters on News 88.7 as well as the host of Encore Houston on Houston Public Media Classical. He joined Houston Public Media as a radio intern in 2014 and became a full-time announcer the following year. Now he prepares segments and occasionally records interviews...

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