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Encore Houston

Encore Houston, Episode 88: Houston Chamber Choir

Highlights from the Houston Chamber Choir’s Christmas at the Villa de Matel concerts.


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The Houston Chamber Choir performing at South Main Baptist Church

On this episode of Encore Houston, we feature highlights from three years of Christmas at the Villa concerts by the Houston Chamber Choir. These annual concerts happen at the Villa de Matel in Houston every year, with a diverse array of new and old pieces celebrating the holiday.

Music in this episode:

  • EDGAR PETTMAN: I Saw a Maiden
  • PETER WARLOCK: Benedicamus Domino
  • ARVO PÄRT: Morning Star
  • DONALD SWANN: Jubilate Domino
    • Treble Choir of Houston
  • TOMÁS LUIS DE VICTORIA: O magnum mysterium
  • TRADITIONAL, arr. David Willcocks: Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day
  • TRADITIONAL, arr. Paul Caldwell and Sean Ivory: Children, Go Where I Send Thee
    • Treble Choir of Houston
  • DANIEL KNAGGS: Ave Maria No. 12
    • Treble Choir of Houston
  • WILL TODD: My Lord Has Come
  • ALESSANDRO SCARLATTI: O magnum mysterium
  • TRADITIONAL, arr. Conrad Susa: Alegría
    • Treble Choir of Houston
  • PAVEL CHESNOKOV: Eternal Council
  • FRANZ XAVER GRUBER, arr. Thomas Coker: Silent Night
  • MOSES HOGAN: Glory, Glory, Glory to the Newborn King
  • Performance dates: 12/2015 – 2017
  • Originally aired: 12/1/2018

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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