Classical Music

Houston Music Highlights: Week Of June 27th, 2016

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

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, we feature music exclusively by American composers as we approach the Fourth of July holiday! Make sure you don’t miss out on the Houston Symphony’s Star Spangled Salute at Miller Outdoor Theater next Monday at 8:30 PM! 

Houston Symphony Star-Spangled Salute at Miller Outdoor Theatre.
Houston Symphony Star-Spangled Salute at Miller Outdoor Theatre.

Tuesday

Rodeo – Hoedown: Aaron Copland

Houston Symphony; Sergiu Comissiona, conductor

Sabre Dance – Houston Symphony (Pro Arte 250)

 

Wednesday

An Ante-Bellum Sermon: Henry T. Burleigh, arr. Apollo Chamber Players

Apollo Chamber Players

Blurred Boundaries (Navona Records 6038)

 

Thursday

Summer: Thomas Helton

Vladimir Kotsiouruba, violin; Greg Harbar, accordion; Thomas Helton, double-bass

Recorded in HPM’s Geary Performance Studio on July 12, 2005

 

Friday

America, the Beautiful: Samuel A. Ward, arr. Gordon Schuster

The Liberty Bell March: John Philip Sousa

Paragon Brass Ensemble

Recorded in HPM’s Geary Performance Studio on July 1, 2011

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