Encore Houston

Encore Houston, Episode 154: KINETIC

KINETIC performs contemporary works by Caroline Shaw, Caleb Burhans, and a world premiere by Paul Novak


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KINETIC in performance at the MATCH

On this episode of Encore Houston, we share two concerts by KINETIC from their current season. Both were aired in November 2020 as livestreamed concerts due to the pandemic, featuring several contemporary works for strings as well as music by Richard Strauss and Philip Glass.

Music in this episode:

  • CAROLINE SHAW: Limestone and Felt
  • PAUL NOVAK: A String Quartet is Like a Flock of Birds (World Premiere)
  • RICHARD STRAUSS: Metamorphosen
    • Samuel Park, violin
    • Jacob Schafer, violin
    • Sebastian Stefanovic, viola
    • Sergein Yap, viola
    • David Olson, cello
    • Bree Ahern, cello
    • Mas Podgorny, bass
  • Performance date: 11/1/2020
  • SHAW: Entr’acte
  • CALEB BURHANS: Contritus
  • PHILIP GLASS: String Quartet No. 3, “Mishima”
    • Samuel Park, violin
    • Nathan Lowry, violin
    • Sebastian Stefanovic, viola
    • Bree Ahern, cello
  • Performance date: 11/29/2020
  • Originally aired: 1/16/2021

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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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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