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.

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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.

 

Tuesday

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

 

Wednesday

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

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Aria (Wind Sync)

 

Thursday

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

 

Friday

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

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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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