Encore Houston

Encore Houston, Episode 114: Apollo Chamber Players

The Apollo Chamber Players perform with thereminist Carolina Eyck with some of her original music as well as tunes by Fauré, Saint-Saëns, and Martinů.

Photo of a string quartet and theremin player on stage
Apollo performing with Carolina Eyck at the MATCH

On this episode of Encore Houston, the Apollo Chamber Players welcome special guest Carolina Eyck and her talents on the theremin, and instrument you might know from old science-fiction movies. The concert features the theremin in a variety of setups, sometimes as a solo voice, sometimes subbing in for a voice or a cello, and sometimes as a unique and distinct member of the ensemble.

Music in this episode:

  • CAROLINA EYCK: Music on a Painting
  • EYCK: Eternity
  • EYCK: Soliloquy
    • Carolina Eyck, theremin
  • GABRIEL FAURÉ: Après un rêve
  • CAMILLE SAINT-SAËNS: The Swan from Carnival of the Animals
    • Carolina Eyck, theremin
    • Alejandro Barrañon, piano
  • BOHUSLAV MARTINŮ: Fantasia for theremin, oboe, string quartet, and piano
    • Carolina Eyck, theremin
    • Elizabeth Priestly Siffert, oboe
    • Apollo Chamber Players
    • Alejandro Barrañon, piano
  • EYCK: Fantasias for theremin and string quartet
    • Carolina Eyck, theremin
    • Apollo Chamber Players
      • Matthew Detrick, violin
      • Anabel Ramirez, violin
      • Whitney Bullock, viola
      • Matthew Dudzik, cello
  • Performance date: 2/16/2019
  • Originally aired: 9/21/2019

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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