Classical Music

Houston Music Highlights: Week Of January 18th, 2016

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

Chanticleer
Chanticleer.

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, you'll hear Renaissance tunes sung by the award-winning male vocal ensemble Chanticleer, a piano suite meant to evoke the guitar played by actual guitars, a classical flute sonata presented by Context, and a track from Da Camera and Houston Chamber Choir's latest release on the ECM New Series label!

Tuesday

Tant que vivray (As long as I shall live): Claudin de Sermisy

Revoici venir du printemps (Here again comes the Spring): Claude Le Jeune

Chanticleer

Presented by Chamber Music Houston

Performed at Stude Concert Hall on March 6, 2012

 

Wednesday

"Evocation" from Iberia: Isaac Albéniz

Brazilian Guitar Quintet

The Front Row – Reserved: Volume 2 (KUHF)

 

Thursday

Sonata in D major for Flute & Piano: 3rd movement: Johann Nepomuk Hummel

Context: Ildikó Kertész, flute; Brian Connelly, piano

Performed at Duncan Recital Hall on October 26, 2014

 

Friday

Five: John Cage

Houston Chamber Choir

Rothko Chapel (ECM New Series 481 1796)

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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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