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Classical Music

Houston Music Highlights: Week Of March 28th, 2015

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


Matthew Detrick, violinist for the Apollo Chamber Players.

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 folk music from Apollo Chamber Players violinist Matthew Detrick, Baroque keyboard music from Matthew Dirst, sultry tango tunes from a local pianist René Casarsa, and a little musical "joke" from Béla Bartók for April Fools' Day.



Zortziko: Basque folk tune

Apollo Chamber Players: Matthew Detrick, Artistic Director & violin

Recorded in HPM's Geary Performance Studio on April 20, 2012



Chorale Partita – Auf meinen lieben Gott: Dietrich Buxtehude

Ars Lyrica Houston: Matthew Dirst, harpsichord

Heart & Soul: Devotional Music from the German Baroque (Centaur 3426)



Melodía de Arrabal: Carlos Gardel

A Media Luz: Edgardo Donato

René Casarsa, piano

This is Tango, Vol. 1 (2004)



Concerto for Orchestra – IV. Intermezzo interrotto: Béla Bartók

Shepherd School Symphony Orchestra; Larry Rachleff, conductor

Performed at Stude Concert Hall (Rice University) on March 20, 2010

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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