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
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 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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