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Classical Music

Houston Music Highlights: Week Of December 12th, 2016

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


St. Lawrence String Quartet
Courtesy of the artist's Facebook page
St. Lawrence String Quartet: (L-R) Lesley Robertson, Geoff Nuttall, Christopher Costanza, and Owen Dalby

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 upcoming concerts from Cantare Houston and Revels Houston, as well as feature some good old-fashioned chamber music presented by Da Camera and Chamber Music Houston!



Wassail (arr. Ralph Vaughan Williams)

Cantare Houston

Little Tree: Cantare Christmas at the MFAH (Cantarecords 1001)



String Quartet in F minor, Op. 20, No. 5 – II. Menuet: Franz Joseph Haydn

Da Camera: St. Lawrence String Quartet

Performed at the Hobby Center's Zilka Hall on October 28, 2016



Elizabethan English Celebration (excerpts): Traditional

Revels Houston

The 2008 Christmas Revels



Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op. 115 – III. Andantino – Presto non assai: Johannes Brahms

Chamber Music Houston: Miró Quartet and David Shifrin, clarinet

Performed at Rice University's Stude Concert Hall on September 15, 2015

Joshua Zinn

Joshua Zinn

Producer, Houston Matters

Joshua is a producer for Houston Matters on News 88.7 as well as the host of Encore Houston on Houston Public Media Classical. He joined Houston Public Media as a radio intern in 2014 and became a full-time announcer the following year. Now he prepares segments and occasionally records interviews...

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