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Encore Houston, Episode 157: Mercury Chamber Orchestra

Mercury performs concertos by Vivaldi.


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Violinists Oleg Sulyga and Jonathan Godfrey in performance with Mercury

On this episode of Encore Houston, it’s all Vivaldi all the time with the Mercury Chamber Orchestra, celebrating his collection of concertos known as L'estro armónico!

Music in this episode:

  • ANTONIO VIVALDI: Concerto for strings in G minor, RV 152
  • VIVALDI: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 3, No. 9, RV 230
  • VIVALDI: Concerto for two violins in D minor, Op. 3, No. 11, RV 514
  • VIVALDI: Concerto for four violins and cello in D major, Op. 3, No. 1, RV 549
  • VIVALDI: Concerto for violin in A minor, Op. 3, No. 6, RV 356
  • VIVALDI: Concerto for two cellos in G minor, RV 531
  • VIVALDI: Concerto for two violins in A minor, Op. 3, No. 8, RV 522
  • VIVALDI: Concerto for four violins and cello in B minor, Op. 3, No. 10, RV 580
    • Antoine Plante, conductor
  • Performance date: 10/5/2019
  • Originally aired: 2/6/2020

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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 HPM 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 for Houston...

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