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Encore Houston, Episode 48: MUSIQA

MUSIQA performs contemporary works by local composers and international composers in this concert from 2004.


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MUSIQA in concert
Courtesy of Musiqa's Facebook page
MUSIQA in concert

On our first episode of the year, we’ll go way back in time to 2004 with MUSIQA. Their concert, Music From Near and Far, featured works by four of the group’s local composers–the near, along with music by French composer Pierre Boulez, Australian composer Paul Stanhope, and Italian composer Luciano Berio–the far.

Music in this episode:

  • ANTHONY BRANDT, Greeting
  • KARIM AL-ZAND, Four Fables
  • PIERRE JALBERT, Visual Abstract
  • PAUL STANHOPE, Mularra
  • KURT STALLMANN, Four Metaphysical Miniatures
  • LUCIANO BERIO, Folk Songs
    • Karol Bennett, soprano
    • Richard Belcher, cello
    • Marina Brubaker, violin
    • Leone Buyse, flute
    • Joan DerHovsepian, viola
    • Jeanne Kierman Fischer, piano
    • Robert Moeling, piano
    • Andrea Moore, percussion
    • Paula Page, harp
    • Michael Webster, clarinet
    • Blake Wilkins, percussion
    • Kevin Noe, conductor
  • Performance date: 1/16/2004
  • Originally aired: 1/6/2018

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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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