This week’s episode of Encore Houston features KINETIC, the conductorless ensemble and their most recent concert: Duos, Dances & Divertimenti. The concert features works by two generations of Finnish composers: Rautavaara and Mustonen, as well as noted folk music enthusiast Bela Bartok.
Music in this episode:
- EINOJUHANI RAUTAVAARA, Pelimannit (The Fiddlers)
- OLLI MUSTONEN, Sinuhe
- BELA BARTOK, Romanian Folk Dances and excerpts from Duos for Two Violins
- BARTOK, Divertimento for String Orchestra
- Encore: BENJAMIN BRITTEN, Three Divertimenti
- MuChen Hsieh, violin
- Mark Chien, violin
- Tonya Burton, viola
- Nathan Watts, cello
- Performance date: 10/15/2017
- Originally aired: 1/13/2018
New episodes of Encore Houston air Saturdays at 10 PM, with a repeat broadcast Sundays at 4 PM, all on Houston Public Media Classical.