Encore Houston

Encore Houston, Episode 54: Context

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


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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.


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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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