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Encore Houston, Episode 90: Ars Lyrica

Ars Lyrica performs works by J.S. Bach and François Couperin.



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Lauren Snouffer and Ars Lyrica performing at Zilka Hall

On this episode of Encore Houston, we celebrate some musical gifts with Ars Lyrica. Their concert “Re-Gifting With Royalty” featured works from J.S. Bach and François Couperin, two major composers of the 17th to 18th century in Germany and France, respectively.

Music in this episode:

  • JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH: Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major, BWV 1050
  • FRANÇOIS COUPERIN: Excerpts from Concerts Royaux and Airs serieux
  • COUPERIN: La Sultane
  • BACH: Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B-flat major, BWV 1051
  • BACH: Non sa che sia dolore, BWV 209
    • Lauren Snouffer, soprano
    • Colin St-Martin, flute
    • Elizabeth Blumenstock, violin
    • Matthew Dirst, conductor and keyboard
  • Performance date: 9/21/2018
  • Originally aired: 12/22/2018

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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