Houston Music Highlights

Houston Music Highlights: Week Of November 2nd, 2015

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

Members of WindSync

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, an eclectic mix of melodies and instrumentations! Highlights include solo piano pieces from Colombia; a transcription for wind quintet from a new CD; a performance by the city’s top youth orchestra; and a string quartet arrangement of an English folk tune.



2 Pieces in the Popular Sentiment: Guillermo Uribe Holguín

Michael Zuraw, Pianist & Artistic Director of Aperio: Music of the Americas

Recorded in HPM’s Geary Performance Studio on October 12, 2010



Symphony No. 1 in D major, “Classical” – I. Allegro: Sergei Prokofiev, arr. WindSync


Aria (Wind Sync)



Symphonic Metamorphosis on Themes of Carl Maria von Weber, IV. March: Paul Hindemith

Houston Youth Symphony – Symphony Orchestra; Michael Webster, conductor

Performed at Rice University’s Stude Concert Hall in May 2008



2 Old English Songs for String Quartet – Sally in our Alley: Frank Bridge

Apollo Chamber Players

Recorded in HPM’s Geary Performance Studio on March 27, 2014