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Encore Houston

Encore Houston, Episode 129: MUSIQA

MUSIQA performs works by contemporary French composers Naón, Jolas, Dalbavie, Connesson, and Biston.



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The Death of Tomcat Murr, etching on paper by Fernando II of Portugal

On this episode of Encore Houston, MUSIQA presents contemporary music from France, with works inspired by E.T.A. Hoffmann’s Tomcat Murr, the hidden world of Agartha, and a child learning how to play the recorder!

Music in this episode:

  • LUIS NAÓN: Alto Voltango
  • BETSY JOLAS: Trio sopra ‘et sola facta’
  • MARC-ANDRÉ DALBAVIE: Palimpseste
  • GUILLAUME CONNESSON: Songs of Agartha
  • RAPHAÈLE BISTON: Repercussions
  • Featured musicians
    • Leone Buyse, flute
    • Dan Gelok, saxophone
    • Jackson Guillen, violin
    • Jeremy Kreutz, cello
    • Tali Morgulis, piano
    • Michael Webster, clarinet
    • Blake Wilkins, percussion
    • Jerry Hou, conductor
  • Performance date: 10/18/2019
  • Originally aired: 2/22/2020

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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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