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Classical Music

Houston Music Highlights: Week Of June 13th, 2016

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


Mercury, The Orchestra Redefined

Be on the listen for Houston Music Highlights, Tuesday through Friday on Houston Public Media Classical! 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, Houston musicians and friends perform selections by four biggies: Beethoven, Schubert, Antonio Lauro and The Beatles!



No highlight this week


Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op. 93 – II. Allegretto scherzando: Ludwig van Beethoven

Mercury, the orchestra redefined

Performed in the Wortham Center's Cullen Theater on May 16, 2015



Registro: Antonio Lauro

Eleanor Rigby: John Lennon-Paul McCartney (arr. Hartzell)

Valerie Hartzell, guitar

Recorded in HPM's Geary Performance Studio on February 26, 2016



Winterreise"Der Lindenbaum (The Linden Tree)": Franz Schubert

Michael Kelly, tenor; Keith Weber, piano

Recorded in HPM's Geary Performance Studio on April 8, 2010


Catherine Lu

Catherine Lu

Senior Content Producer & Announcer

While growing up in Chicago and Houston, Catherine’s love for art, music and creative writing was influenced by her teachers and parents. She was once concertmaster of the Clear Lake High School Orchestra and a four-time violinist of the Texas All-State Symphony. A graduate of the University of Chicago, Catherine...

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