Classical Music

Houston Music Highlights: Week Of November 21st, 2016

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

Mercury, the orchestra redefined
Mercury, the orchestra redefined

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!

 

Tuesday

Thorn-Torn Lips: Robert Berkman

Aperio: Music of the Americas – Stephanie Shih-yu Cheng, piano

Evocaçâo: Musical Images from Latin America

 

Wednesday

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)

 

Thursday

Let Us Break Bread Together: African-American Spiritual (arr. Moses Hogan)

Cassandra White, soprano

Remembering the Spirituals (CBW Entertainment)

 

Friday

O magnum mysterium: Morten Lauridsen

Houston Chamber Choir

Performed at the Chapel of the Villa de Matel on December 16, 2012

Share