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Encore Houston, Episode 122: Apollo Chamber Players

The Apollo Chamber Players perform holiday music by composers new and old.


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The Apollo Chamber Players (L-R): Matthew Detrick, Anabel Ramirez Detrick, Whitney Bullock, and Matthew Dudzik

On this episode of Encore Houston, celebrate the holiday season with the Apollo Chamber Players and festive music from cultures around the world, many performed for the very first time!

Music in this episode:

  • ARCANGELO CORRELI: Christmas Concerto, Op. 6, No. 8
  • MARK BULLER: String Quartet No. 4, “Fantasia on Three Christmas Carols”
    • Andrea Walker, soprano
  • ERBERK ERYILMAZ: Sokak Havalari
    • Erberk Eryilmaz, davul
  • J.E. HERNÁNDEZ: arbol de uspib
  • DESMOND IKEGWUONU: A Native Christmas Medley, “Sounds from the Motherland”
    • Desmond Ikegwuonu, voice
    • Alaba Ilesanmi, percussion
  • ISABELLE GANZ: A Sephardic Chanukah
    • Isabelle Ganz, voice and doumbek
    • Apollo Chamber Players
      • Matthew Detrick, violin
      • Anabel Ramirez Detrick, violin
      • Matthew Carrington, viola
      • Matthew Dudzik, cello
  • Performance date: 12/14/2018
  • Originally aired: 12/14/2019


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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 Houston Public Media 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...

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