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Encore Houston, Episode 43: Aperio, Music of the Americas

Aperio, Music of the Americas presents a concert of works by Philip Glass, including the North American premiere of his Aguas da Amazonia.



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Composer Philip Glass

On this episode of Encore Houston we feature this year’s season-opening concert for Aperio, Music of the Americas, exclusively featuring works by one of the most renowned living, American composers: Philip Glass. You’ll hear a work originally for piano in a version for chamber ensemble, an ambiguous representation of the four seasons for violin and orchestra, and music inspired by the rivers of the Amazon Basin!

Music in this episode:

    • Chavdar Parashkevov, violin
    • Andres Gonzales, violin
    • Dawson White, viola
    • Daniel Saenz, cello
    • Michael Zuraw, piano.
  • GLASS, Violin Concerto No. 2
    • Chloe Trevor, violin
  • GLASS, Aguas da Amazonia
    • Marlon Chen, conductor
  • Performance date: 9/9/2017
  • Originally aired: 11/18/2017

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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