Classical Music

Houston Music Highlights: Week Of February 15th, 2016

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

Daniel Bernard Roumain
Daniel Bernard Roumain. Courtesy of the artist’s website.

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, we continue to celebrate Black History Month with music by esteemed black composers and performers, such as local tenor Kenneth Gayle, violinist and composer Daniel Bernard Roumain, and members of the Houston Ebony Opera Guild performing music by jazz legend Duke Ellington.

 

Tuesday

"Ceilo e Mar" from La Gioconda: Amilcare Ponchielli

Kenneth Gayle, tenor; Sofia National Orchestra

On a Personal Note

 

Wednesday

Filter: Daniel Bernard Roumain

Daniel Bernard Roumain, violin

Recorded in HPM's TV 8 Studios on April 11th, 2014

 

Thursday

TBA

 

Friday

Come Sunday: Duke Ellington

Houston Ebony Opera Guild: DeVonne Gardner, vocals; Roland Carter, piano

Performed in HPM'S Geary Performance Studio on February 27th, 2015

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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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