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Classical Music

Houston Music Highlights: Week Of September 12th, 2016

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


Aerial view of the MATCH
Haggard, Jud Photography, courtesy of the MATCH's Facebook page
The MATCH, where many local performances are held, like this upcoming Sunday’s Aperio concert.

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, as the fall concert season begins we preview a number of upcoming concerts from local groups like Aperio, MUSIQA, and Context, as well as a visit from internationally renowned pianist Lang Lang.


Sonatina – mvt 1: Carlos Guastavino

Aperio: Music of the Americas – Michael Zuraw, piano

Recorded in HPM's Geary Performance Studio in February 2005


Critical Moments 2 (excerpts): George Perle

MUSIQA: Aralee Dorough, flute; Thomas LeGrand, clarinet; Blake Wilkins, percussion; Tali Morgulis, piano; Sean Wang, violin; Patrick Moore, cello; Brett Mitchell, conductor

Performed in The Hobby Center's Zilka Hall on October 10, 2009


Autumn Moon on a Calm Lake: Lü Wencheng

Lang Lang, piano

The Magic of Lang Lang (DG 10774)



Moments musicaux No. 4 in C-sharp minor: Franz Schubert

Brian Connelly, piano

Performed in Rice University's Duncan Recital Hall

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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