Encore Houston

Encore Houston, Episode 95: Mercury

Mercury performs works by Haydn, Mozart, and Schubert.

Concert photo of orchestra musicians and conductor
Antoine Plante leading Mercury Chamber Orchestra

On this episode of Encore Houston, Mercury performs music by three generations of Austrian composers from Haydn to Mozart to Schubert, featuring guest soloist Nate Helgeson on bassoon.

Music in this episode:

  • FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN: Symphony No. 83 in G minor, “The Hen”
  • WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART: Bassoon Concerto in B-flat major
    • Nate Helgeson, bassoon
  • FRANZ SCHUBERT: Symphony No. 5 in B-flat major
    • Antoine Plante, conductor
  • Performance date: 3/13/2015
  • Originally aired: 1/26/2019

New episodes of Encore Houston air Saturdays at 10 PM, with a repeat broadcast Sundays at 4 PM, all on Houston Public Media Classical.


This article is part of the Encore Houston podcast

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