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 preview a number of upcoming concerts by local groups like Mercury, and visiting artists like Daniil Trifonov and the Jerusalem Quartet!
Acis and Galatea – "Happy we!": George Frideric Handel
Mercury; Ana Treviño-Godfrey, soprano; Karim Sulayman, tenor; Antoine Plante, Artistic Director
Handel – Acid and Galatea (HPR 614)
Julia Florida: Agustín Barrios Mangoré
Valerie Hartzell, guitar
Valerie Hartzell – Ex Tenebris Lux (Soundset 1036)
Grande Valse Brillante in E-flat major, Op. 18: Frédéric Chopin
Daniil Trifonov, piano
Trifonov plays Chopin (Decca 18271)
String Quartet, Op. 64, No. 5, "The Lark" – III. Menuetto and IV. Finale: Franz Joseph Haydn
Jerusalem Quartet – Haydn (Harmonia Mundi 901823)