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 a diverse selection of orchestral and chamber music from notable composers of the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
Petite Suite – IV. Ballet: Claude Debussy
River Oaks Chamber Orchestra; Alastair Willis, conductor
Recorded at The Church of St. John the Divine on April 5, 2014
Overture to The Marriage of Figaro: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Moores School Chamber Orchestra; Roger Kalia, conductor
Performed in the Moores Opera House on October 26, 2007
Liebestraum (Dreams of Love) No. 3: Franz Liszt
Lang Lang, piano
The Magic of Lang Lang (DG 10774)
Trio in E minor for Violin, Cello, and Piano, "Dumky" – Andante Moderato: Antonin Dvorak
Context: Stephanie Chase, violin; Michael Kannen, cello; Brian Connelly, piano
Performed in Rice University's Duncan Recital Hall on February 21, 2016