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Encore Houston, Episode 23: Julia Fox And Keith Weber – 2016 Texas Tour

Soprano Julia Fox and pianist Keith Weber perform works by contemporary Texas-based composers.

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Soprano Julia Fox with pianist Keith Weber
Courtesy of Grace Song, Inc.
Soprano Julia Fox with pianist Keith Weber

On this episode of Encore Houston, we feature a concert entirely made up of songs by living, Texas-based composers performed by soprano Julia Fox and pianist Keith Weber, as part of Grace Song, Inc.. During this 2016 Texas Tour, Fox and Weber performed around the state, with a song that pokes fun at opera stereotypes, works featuring a broad range of poetry including three in Japanese, and a collection of epitaphs that range from solemn to humorous. This specific performance is from their homecoming concert at the end of the tour, performed at Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church.

  • ROBERT NELSON, Here I Am At Last
  • DANIEL KRAMLICH, Three Poems
  • MARTY REGAN, Three Poems by Tanikawa Shuntaro
  • JOEL DANIEL LOVE, The Peace of Wild Things
  • MARK BULLER, Tombstone Songs
  • Julia Fox, soprano
  • Keith Weber, piano
  • Performance date: 9/25/2016
  • Originally aired: 6/10/2017

New episodes of Encore Houston air Saturdays at 10 PM, with a repeat broadcast Sundays at 4 PM, all on Houston Public Media Classical.

 

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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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