Classical Music

Houston Music Highlights: Week Of September 5th, 2016

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

KINETIC, The Conductorless Ensemble
KINETIC, The Conductorless Ensemble

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’s Highlights include a concerto by a 20th century female Polish composer, an aria from Gilbert & Sullivan and chamber music by one of the master composers of that genre!

 

Tuesday

No Highlight today

 

Wednesday

Piano Quartet No. 3 in C minor – II. Scherzo: Johannes Brahms
Apollo Chamber Players: Matthew Detrick, violin; Zachary Carrettin, viola; Matthew Dudzik, cello; Neal Kurz, piano
Recorded in HPM’s Geary Performance Studio on March 17, 2011

 

Thursday

Princess Ida – Minerva! Oh Hear Me: Arthur Sullivan (music) & W.S. Gilbert (libretto)
Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Houston: Megan Stapleton, soprano; Yoojin Lee, piano
Recorded in HPM’s Geary Performance Studio on July 26, 2016

 

Friday

Concerto for Strings – II. Andante: Grażyna Bacewicz
KINETIC, the conductorless ensemble
Performed at the MATCH on May 8, 2016

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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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