Music in the Making

French Explorations

Featuring works from Enescu and Ravel inspired by different cultures.

Listen to works by French masters around the turn of the century with performances from the Moores School of Music at the University of Houston and the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University.

Music in this episode:

George Enescu: Violin Sonata No. 3 in A minor

Performed by violinist Frank Huang with Timothy Hester at the piano in the Moores Opera House on September 28th, 2010.

Claude Debussy: Masques

Performed by pianist Larissa Dedova in the Moores Opera House on February 3rd, 2013 as part of the International Piano Festival.

Maurice Ravel: Rapsodie espagnole

Performed by the Shepherd School Symphony Orchestra under conductor Larry Rachleff in Stude Concert Hall on October 6th, 2006.

This episode originally aired Sunday, August 16th, 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 HPM 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 for Houston...

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