Encore Houston

Encore Houston, Episode 139: St. Cecilia Chamber Music Society

The St. Cecilia Chamber Music Society performs music by Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms.

The Three B’s of Classical Music: Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms

On this episode of Encore Houston, the St. Cecilia Chamber Music Society celebrates the three B’s of classical music: Johann Sebastian Bach, Ludwig van Beethoven, and Johannes Brahms. These three composers are among the most celebrated of their respective generations.

Music in this episode:

  • JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH: Sonata for viola da gamba and harpsichord in D major, BWV 1028
    • Barrett Sills, cello
    • Rodney Waters, piano
  • LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN: Sonata for violin and piano in A major, Op. 47, “Kreutzer”
    • Sophia Silivos, violin
    • Rodney Waters, piano
  • JOHANNES BRHAMS: Trio for violin, cello, and piano in B major, Op. 8
    • Sophia Silivos, violin
    • Barrett Sills, cello
    • Rodney Waters, piano
  • Performance date: 1/14/2020
  • Originally aired: 8/1/2020

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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