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Encore Houston, Episode 95: Mercury

Mercury performs works by Haydn, Mozart, and Schubert.



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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.


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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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