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Classical Music

Houston Music Highlights: Week Of October 24th, 2016

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


Tenor Michael Fabiano

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 performances by international classical music stars, who are all touring through Houston – from a Grammy-nominated string quartet, in town for a Da Camera concert; to a violin virtuoso, who will conduct and solo with the Houston Symphony; to a renowned tenor starring in Houston Grand Opera's Faust. We'll also hear local indie darlings, Two Star Symphony, with a dark and moody selection for Halloween!



String Quartet No. 1 in a minor – Scherzo: Robert Schumann

St. Lawrence String Quartet

Schumann String Quartets (EMI 56797)


Romanza andaluza: Pablo de Sarasate

Leonidas Kavakos, violin; Enrico Pace, piano

Virtuoso (Decca 4789377)



Shadow of the Bat-Man: Original film score by Two Star Symphony

Two Star Symphony

Recorded in HPM's Geary Performance Studio on October 24, 2013



Phidylé: Henri Duparc

Michael Fabiano, tenor; Laurent Philippe, piano


Catherine Lu

Catherine Lu

Senior Content Producer & Announcer

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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