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Classical Music

Houston Music Highlights: Week Of February 13th, 2017

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

Christian Tetzlaff
Christian Tetzlaff, who will perform for Da Camera’s inaugural James K. Schooler Memorial Concert

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 solo performances for piano, an internationally-renowned guest violinist, and a performance by Bach Society Houston ahead of their concert for the Houston Early Music Festival this weekend!


Mazurka in b minor, Op. 33, No. 4: Frédéric Chopin

Zoya Shuhatovich, piano

Zoya Shuhatovich plays Beethoven, Chopin, Mendelssohn, Shostakovich

Live Recording – Moores Opera House, University of Houston, March 2000


Symphonie espagnole – II. Scherzando: Edouard Lalo

Czech Philharmonic Orchestra; Christian Tetzlaff, violin; Libor Pešek, conductor

Lalo: Symphonie espagnole – Dvořák: Violin Concerto (Virgin 45022)


Prelude in G major, Op. 32, No. 5: Sergei Rachmaninoff

Katarina Loudermilk, piano

Recorded in HPM's Geary Performance Studio in April 2011



Magnificat: Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

Bach Society Houston

Performed at Christ the King Lutheran Church on December 14, 2014

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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