Encore Houston

Encore Houston, Episode 103: Mercury

Mercury performs Beethoven’s Eighth Symphony and Triple Concerto.

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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