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Classical Music

Houston Music Highlights: Week Of March 14th, 2016

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


Bach Society Houston

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 preview several upcoming concerts from the Bach Society Houston, Context, and Da Camera, and we feature one of the eminent pianists of Houston's academic sphere: University of Houston Professor Timothy Hester.



Prelude in D major, Op. 23, No. 4: Sergei Rachmaninoff

Timothy Hester, piano

The Classical 91.7 Sessions: Timothy Hester



So fahre ich hin zu Jesu Christ: Heinrich Schütz

Bach Society Houston: Bach Choir Houston and Mercury Baroque; Albert LeDoux, conductor

Performed at Christ the King Lutheran Church on March 6, 2012


Piano Quartet in E-flat major, Op. 47 – II. Scherzo: Robert Schumann

Context: Stephanie Chase, violin; Joan DerHovsepian, viola; Jean-Michel Fonteneau, cello; Brian Connelly, piano

Recorded in Duncan Recital Hall, Rice University on September 28, 2014



Sonata for flute, viola, and harp, L. 137 – III. Finale: Claude Debussy

Da Camera: Claire Chase, flute; Hsin-Yun Huang, viola; Bridget Kibbey, harp

Performed at The Menil Collection on March 13, 2012

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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