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Classical Music

Houston Music Highlights: Week of February 29th, 2016

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


Organist Cameron Carpenter

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 feature two local powerhouse ensembles of choral and orchestral repertoire; a young, internationally renowned organist known for his extravagant performing style; and a relatively new piece presented by the Foundation for Modern Music.



Evening: Sergei Taneyev

Behold, Shadows Have Fallen: Sergei Taneyev

Houston Chamber Choir; Robert Simpson, conductor

Ravishingly Russian (MSR 1311)



March Militaire No. 1: Franz Schubert, arr. Max Schonherr

Houston Symphony Orchestra; Sergiu Comissiona, conductor

Pomp on Parade (Pro Arte 267)



Variations on a theme from Bizet's "Carmen": Vladimir Horowitz, arr. Cameron Carpenter

Cameron Carpenter, organ

Revolutionary (Telarc 80711)



Who Am I – "¿Quien soy yo (Who am I)?": Mary Carol Warwick

Anthony Turner, baritone; Elise Wagner, bassoon; Paul Boyd, piano; Luke Hubley, percussion

Performed in HPM's Geary Performance Studio on March 29, 2013

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 Houston Public Media 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...

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