Encore Houston

Encore Houston, Episode 77: Loop38

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


Loop38 rehearsing in Rothko Chapel.
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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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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