Encore Houston

Encore Houston, Episode 103: Mercury

Mercury performs Beethoven’s Eighth Symphony and Triple Concerto.


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Shows musicians from the concert in the featured recording
Soloists Jonathan Godfrey, Wendy Chen, and Kevin Downs performing with Mercury

On this episode of Encore Houston, Mercury performs a Beethoven double feature with some works that certainly get performed, but maybe not quite as often as other big pieces.

Music in this episode:

  • LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op. 93
  • BEETHOVEN: Concerto for Violin, Cello, and Piano in C major, Op. 56
    • Jonathan Godfrey, violin
    • Kevin Downs, cello
    • Wendy Chen, piano
    • Antoine Plante, conductor
  • Performance date: 5/16/2015
  • Originally aired: 5/4/2019

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 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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