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Music in the Making

Taking A Swim With Smetana And Schubert

Travel along a winding river and catch yourself a trout!


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Gustave Courbet's painting The Trout
Die Forelle (The Trout), oil on canvas by Gustave Courbet, 1871. Public domain.

Enjoy and hour of performances from the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University and the Texas Music Festival at the University of Houston.

Music in this episode:

Bedřich Smetana: Die Moldau from Ma Vlast

Performed by the Shepherd School Symphony Orchestra with conductor Larry Rachleff in Stude Concert Hall on October 4th, 2008.

Franz Schubert: Piano Quintet in A major, D. 667, “The Trout”

Performed by artists from the Texas Music Festival in Dudley Recital Hall on June 28th, 2005.

This episode originally aired Sunday, August 9th, 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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