Encore Houston

Encore Houston, Episode 131: Ars Lyrica

Ars Lyrica performs concertos, arias, and duets by George Frideric Handel.


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Tenor Richard Trey Smagur and soprano Joanna Latini and Ars Lyrica

On this episode of Encore Houston, Ars Lyrica performs music by George Frideric Handel with duets and arias about love as well as a few instrumental concertos, featuring guest artists Richard Trey Smagur and Joanna Latini.

Music in this episode:

  • GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL: Concerto Grosso in F major, Op. 3, No. 4
  • HANDEL: Cecilia, volgi un sguardo
  • HANDEL: L’Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato
  • HANDEL: Oboe Concerto No. 3 in G minor
    • Kathryn Montoya, oboe
  • Encore – HANDEL: Happy We
    • Joanna Latini, soprano
    • Richard Trey Smagur, tenor
  • Performance date: 11/23/2019
  • Originally aired: 3/7/2020

Encore Houston will be on hiatus for the next several weeks while Houston Public Media focuses its efforts on coronavirus coverage, so no new episodes will be in production. Repeats of previous episodes will still air on Houston Public Media Classical on Saturdays at 10 PM and Sundays at 4 PM.


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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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