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Encore Houston, Episode 49: KINETIC

KINETIC performs works by Rautavaara, Mustonen, and Bartok, with a unique take on the latter’s Romanian Folk Dances.

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KINETIC, the conductorless ensemble
KINETIC, the conductorless ensemble

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.

 

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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 HPM 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 for Houston...

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