Classical Music

Joshua Zinn’s Personal Playlist

Classical 91.7’s newest announcer wants to share some of his favorite music with you.


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Announcer Joshua Zinn sits at the Classical 91.7 controls
Joshua Zinn in the Classical 91.7 studio.
Former MusicLab Intern Joshua Zinn has leveled up! Joshua is a recent graduate from the Moores School of Music with a Master's Degree in music composition. He’s spent the last year as an intern with Houston Public Media, co-hosting and -producing the weekly show, Music in the Making. Now, as Classical 91.7’s newest announcer, he wants to share two hours of his favorite pieces of music with you, ranging from the sacred tones of Thomas Tallis to the peculiar hums of Caroline Shaw. Joshua Zinn’s Personal Playlist is a two-hour special that will air from noon to 2 PM and 10 PM to midnight this Friday, September 4th on Classical 91.7. Get to know Josh and hear great music in this special.

This special will include:

  • Felix Mendelssohn: The Hebrides Overture, Op. 26
  • Claude Debussy: Suite bergamasque
  • Caroline Shaw: Partita for 8 Voices – II. Sarabande
  • Gabriel Fauré: Piano Quartet No. 1 in C minor, Op. 15 – II. Scherzo
  • Arvo Pärt: Fratres
  • Eric Whitacre: Equus
  • Benjamin Britten: Interlude from A Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28
  • Johann Sebastian Bach: "Shafe können sicher weiden (Sheep May Safely Graze)" from the Hunting Cantata, BWV 208
  • Sergei Prokofiev: Toccata in D minor, Op. 11
  • Gustav Holst: Second Suite in F for Military Band
  • Thomas Tallis: "Why fum'th in fight" – Psalm 2
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
  • Camille Saint-Saëns: Bacchanale from Samson and Delilah


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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