Encore Houston

Encore Houston, Episode 106: Texas Music Festival

Musicians from the Immanuel and Helen Olshan Texas Music Festival perform works by Dvořák and Rimsky-Korsakov.

Students performing at the 2016 Texas Music Festival at the Moores Opera House
Students performing at the 2015 Texas Music Festival at the Moores Opera House

On this episode of Encore Houston, we’ll hear how hard work pays off for the students of the Immanuel and Helen Olshan Texas Music Festival at the University of Houston, with performances featuring the Houston Symphony’s principal cellist as well as one of the most famous examples of musical storytelling in the classical genre.

Music in this episode:

  • ANTONÍN DVOŘÁK: Cello Concerto in B minor, Op. 104
    • Brinton Averil Smith, cello
  • NIKOLAI RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Scheherazade
    • Carlos Spierer, conductor
  • Performance date: 7/2/2011
  • Originally aired: 6/8/2019

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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