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Encore Houston, Episode 116: St. Cecilia Chamber Music Society

The St. Cecilia Chamber Music Society performs works by Rachmaninoff, Turina, and Fauré.



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Map of ethnic groups in Europe in 1896.

On this episode of Encore Houston, the St. Cecilia Chamber Music Society goes from Russia to Spain to France, showcasing three works from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Each piece displays certain aspects of the musical styles of their respective regions.

Music in this episode:

  • SERGEI RACHMANINOFF: Trio élégiaque
  • JOAQUÍN TURINA: Quartet in A minor, Op. 67
  • GABRIEL FAURÉ: Quartet in G minor, Op. 45
    • Rodney Waters, piano
    • Sophia Silivos, violin
    • James Dunham, viola
    • Barrett Sills, cello
  • Performance date: 3/12/2019
  • Originally aired: 10/5/2019

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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