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Encore Houston, Episode 155: Da Camera – Aizuri Quartet

The Aizuri Quartet performs works by Hildegard von Bingen, Carlo Gesualdo, Haydn, and Beethoven.



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The Aizuri Quartet (L-R): Ayane Kozasa, Miho Saegusa, Emma Frucht, and Karen Ouzounian

On this episode of Encore Houston, Da Camera hosts the Aizuri Quartet and a concert at the Menil Collection featuring a pair of Medieval and Renaissance arrangements as well as two radically different quartets between Haydn and Beethoven.

Music in this episode:

  • HILDEGARD VON BINGEN, arr. Alex Fortes: Columba aspexit
  • CARLO GESUALDO, arr. Alex Fortes: O tenebroso giorno and “Io parto” e non piú dissi
  • FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN: String Quartet No. 49 in B minor, Op. 64, no. 2
  • LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN: String Quartet No. 14 in C-sharp minor, Op. 131
    • Emma Frucht, violin
    • Miho Saegusa, violin
    • Ayane Kozasa, viola
    • Karen Ouzounian, cello
  • Performance date: 1/27/2020
  • Originally aired: 1/30/2021

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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