Classical Music

Houston Music Highlights: Week Of March 6th, 2017

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

Apollo Chamber Players in the foyer of the MATCH
Apollo Chamber Players in the foyer of the MATCH

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 several works for voice, as well as some music from long ago… and others from much more recent years!

 

Tuesday

The Creation – The Marv’lous Work: Franz Joseph Haydn (arr. Lorento Golofeev)

Apollo Chamber Players; Lynelle Rowley, soprano; Sonja Harasim, violin; Adam LaMotte, violin; Deborah Dunham, bass

Recorded in HPM’s Geary Performance Studio on January 5, 2017

 

Wednesday

Requiem: For the Living – Introit – Yizkor – Kyrie: Arthur Gottschalk

St. Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra; St. Petersburg Chamber Choir; Alberto Mizrahi, tenor; Vladimir Lande, conductor

Requiem: For the Living (Navona Records 6009)

 

Thursday

Serse – Ombra mai fu: George Frideric Handel

Ars Lyrica Houston; Jamie Barton, mezzo-soprano

Performed at the Hobby Center’s Zilkha Hall on September 13, 2015

 

Friday

Varied Trio – IV. Rondeau in Honor of Fragonard, and V. Dance: Lou Harrison

MUSIQA: Sean Wang, violin; Blake Wilkins, percussion; Jeewon Lee, piano

Recorded in HPM’s Geary Performance Studio on October 14, 2010.

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