Encore Houston

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.

Composer Philip Glass
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.


This article is part of the Encore Houston podcast

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