Encore Houston

Encore Houston, Episode 108: River Oaks Chamber Orchestra

The River Oaks Chamber Orchestra performs music by Enescu, Holst, and some world premieres from past seasons by Rick Robinson and Marcus Maroney.


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River Oaks Chamber Orchestra at the Church of St. John the Divine.
River Oaks Chamber Orchestra at the Church of St. John the Divine.

On this episode of Encore Houston, you’ll hear some highlights from one of the River Oaks Chamber Orchestra‘s many conductor-less concerts, as well as two of their world premiere commissions from the past few years.

Music in this episode:

  • GEORGES ENESCU: Decet for Winds
  • GUSTAV HOLST: St. Paul’s Suite
  • Performance date: 2/2/2008
  • RICK ROBINSON: Gitcha Groove On!
  • Performance date: 9/26/2015
  • MARCUS MARONEY: Concerto for Orchestra
  • Performance date: 2/13/2016
  • Originally aired: 6/22/2019

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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