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Encore Houston, Episode 79: River Oaks Chamber Orchestra

The River Oaks Chamber Orchestra performs works from and inspired by the eighteenth century.



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River Oaks Chamber Orchestra at the Church of St. John the Divine.

On this week’s episode of Encore Houston, the River Oaks Chamber Orchestra takes inspiration from the 1700s with a collection of operatic works from eighteenth-century composers as well as more recent pieces of music inspired by the time period from Stravinsky and Prokofiev.

Music in this episode:

  • DOMENICO CIMAROSA, Overture to Il maestro di cappella
  • ANDRÉ GRÉTRY, Lullaby (Pantomime from Zemire et Azor)
  • JOHANN CHRISTIAN BACH, Symphony in B-flat major, Op. 18, No. 2
  • IGOR STRAVINSKY, Instrumental Miniatures
  • STRAVINSKY, Pulcinella
    • Peformance date: 5/7/2007
  • SERGEI PROKOFIEV, Symphony No. 1 in C major, “Classical”
    • Performance date: 2/2/2008
  • Originally aired: 9/15/2018

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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