Classical Music

Houston Music Highlights: Week Of October 5th, 2015

A preview of the Houston Music Highlights airing on Classical 91.7 this week.

Aralee Dorough, Houston Symphony Principal Flutist
Aralee Dorough, Principal Flutist of the Houston Symphony

Be on the listen for Houston Music Highlights, Tuesday through Friday on Classical 91.7! 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, Highlights feature incidental music written for a local theatrical production; a 20th-century chamber piece for percussion, violin and piano; Beethoven performed on period instruments; and a track from a new CD by the Houston Symphony's Principal Flutist!


Variations on "The Blue Danube" by Miriam Daly

An original score composed for the Catastrophic Theatre's production of "The Danube"


Varied Trio – IV. Rondeau in Honor of Fragonard, and V. Dance: Lou Harrison

Sean Wang, violin; Blake Wilkins, percussion; Jeewon Lee, piano – Musiqa

Recorded in HPM's Geary Performance Studio on October 14th, 2010.


Symphony No. 2, mvt. 3: Ludwig van Beethoven

Mercury, The Orchestra Redefined

Performed in Cullen Theater, Wortham Center on May 11th, 2012.


Pulcinella Suite – Gavotta: Igor Stravinsky

Aralee Dorough, flute; Judy Dines, flute; Scott Holshouser, piano

Colours – Orchestral transcriptions for flute and piano­


Catherine Lu

Catherine Lu

Content Producer & Announcer

While growing up in Chicago and Houston, Catherine’s love for art, music and creative writing was influenced by her teachers and parents. She was once concertmaster of the Clear Lake High School Orchestra and a four-time violinist of the Texas All-State Symphony. A graduate of the University of Chicago, Catherine...

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