Encore Houston

Encore Houston, Episode 54: Context

Musicians from Context perform an all-Beethoven concert for violin, cello, and piano.

Piano from 1810
The restored 1810 Rosenberger piano featured in this performance.

This episode of Encore Houston features an all-Beethoven affair with three works featuring violin, cello, and piano, including the mysterious “Ghost Trio” performed on period instruments that includes a piano made in 1810.

Music in this episode:

  • LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN, Fourteen Variations on an Original Theme in E-flat major
  • BEETHOVEN, Violin Sonata No. 7
  • BEETHOVEN, Trio in D major for violin, cello, and piano, “Ghost”
    • Stephanie Chase, violin
    • Michael Kannen, cello
    • Brian Connelly, piano
  • Performance date: 11/12/2017
  • Originally aired: 2/17/2018

New episodes of Encore Houston air Saturdays at 10 PM, with a repeat broadcast Sundays at 4 PM, all on Houston Public Media Classical.