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Encore Houston, Episode 55: St. Cecilia Chamber Music Society

The St. Cecilia Chamber Music Society puts on chamber works by Bloch, Poulenc, Duruflé, and others.



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St. Cecilia Chamber Music Society musicians
Courtesy of St. Cecilia Chamber Music Society and Houston Symphony
(L-R) Judy Dines, Joan DerHovsepian, Kyung-a Yoo

On our latest Encore Houston, the St. Cecilia Chamber Society delights with some “Musical Bonbons,” featuring works for varying ensembles of flute, viola, and piano–fairly unique combinations compared to typical chamber groups. The works range from Classical-era duos to works from the early to mid-twentieth century.

Music in this episode:

  • ERNEST BLOCH, Concertino for flute, viola, and piano
  • FRANÇOIS DEVIENNE, Duo for flute and viola, Op. 5, No. 2
  • FRANCIS POULENC, Sonata for flute and piano
  • FRANZ ANTON HOFFMEISTER, Duo for flute and viola in F major
  • MAURICE DURUFLÉ, Prélude, récitatif et variations, Op. 3 for flute, viola, and piano
    • Judy Dines, flute
    • Joan DerHovsepian, viola
    • Kyung-A Yoo, piano
  • Encore: CAMILLE SAINT-SAËNS, Fantasie for violin and harp
    • Sophia Silivos, violin
    • Emily Mitchell, harp
  • Performance date: 11/14/2017
  • Originally aired: 3/10/2018

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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