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 feature music by American composers as we approach Thanksgiving, some Baroque music to preview Mercury's upcoming concert series, and a piece perfect for the coming Christmas holiday season!
Thorn-Torn Lips: Robert Berkman
Aperio: Music of the Americas – Stephanie Shih-yu Cheng, piano
Evocaçâo: Musical Images from Latin America
Concerto No. 2 in G minor for 2 violins, cello and strings, RV 578: Antonio Vivaldi – II. Largetto and III. Allegro
Mercury Baroque (now Mercury, the orchestra redefined)
L'estro Armonico, Op. 3 – Concertos for 1, 2 and 4 Violins (KUHF)
Let Us Break Bread Together: African-American Spiritual (arr. Moses Hogan)
Cassandra White, soprano
Remembering the Spirituals (CBW Entertainment)
O magnum mysterium: Morten Lauridsen
Performed at the Chapel of the Villa de Matel on December 16, 2012