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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

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!



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



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)



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



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.

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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