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Encore Houston, Episode 83: River Oaks Chamber Orchestra

The River Oaks Chamber Orchestra performs Haydn, Ravel, and Milhaud, with a world premiere by Brad Sayles.



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The River Oaks Chamber Orchestra in the Church of St. John the Divine

On this episode of Encore Houston, we go back ten years to the final concert of the River Oaks Chamber Orchestra‘s third season, with a not-quite-so philosophical symphony by Haydn, two French works from the early twentieth century, and a world premiere inspired by Houston Public Media’s own The Engines of Our Ingenuity.

Music in this episode:

  • FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN, Symphony No. 22 in E-flat major
  • BRAD SAYLES, Echoes of Invention
    • Dean Dalton, narrator
  • MAURICE RAVEL, Le Tombeau de Couperin
  • DARIUS MILHAUD, Le Bœuf sur le toit
    • Joel Smirnoff, conductor
  • Performance date: 5/3/2008
  • Originally aired: 10/20/2018

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 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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