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Houston Music Highlights: Week Of September 19th, 2016

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


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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.

These latest Highlights include local ensembles and soloists, who all have concerts coming up this weekend (and the following Monday)! Get a taste of their artistry and wide-range of musical styles, from choral music by a Baroque master to contemporary chamber music by a member of Arcade Fire.



Serenade for Tenor, Horn & Strings: Benjamin Britten

River Oaks Chamber Orchestra; Zachary Averyt, tenor; Danielle Kuhlmann, horn; Mei-Ann Chen, conductor

Recorded at The Church of St. John the Divine on September 28, 2013


Beatus vir (Psalm 112) – Beatus vir: Johann Christian Bach

Bach Society Houston

Performed at Christ the King Lutheran Church on October 6, 2013



Fugue on the Hour Chime at Soissons Cathedral: Maurice Duruflé

Ken Cowan, organ

Ken Cowan Plays the Great Organ (Pro Organo 7253)

*Houston Chamber Choir and Ken Cowan present The Complete Choral Works of Maurice Duruflé on Sept. 24 & 25.



Quartet for Heart & Breath: Richard Reed Parry

AURA Contemporary Ensemble

Performed at the University of Houston's Moores Opera House on April 20, 2015

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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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