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Encore Houston

Encore Houston, Episode 77: Loop38

Loop38 performs contemporary works by Adès, Mazzoli, Norman, Gandolfi, and Clyne.


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Loop38 rehearsing in Rothko Chapel.
Lynn Lane
Loop38 rehearsing in Rothko Chapel.

On this episode of Encore Houston, we hear from one of Houston’s newest ensembles: Loop38, a group of 16 musicians who focus on performing works of contemporary classical music. This episode features excerpts from two concerts, their inaugural performance in December 2016 and a more recent collaboration with MUSIQA in March 2018.

Music in this episode:

  • THOMAS ADÈS, Living Toys
  • MISSY MAZZOLI, The Sound of the Light
    • Performance date: 12/6/16
  • MICHAEL GANDOLFI, history of the world in seven acts
  • ANNA CLYNE, Steelworks
    • Performance date: 3/3/18
  • Originally aired: 9/1/2018

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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