Encore Houston

Encore Houston, Episode 178: Aperio, Music of the Americas

Aperio performs works by Kurt Weill, Aaron Jay Kernis, and Robert Xavier Rodriguez.

Tony Boutté and Krissy Richmond

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On this episode of Encore Houston, Aperio, Music of the Americas brings the history of the tango to life with Robert Xavier Rodriguez’s Tango!

Music in this episode:

  • KURT WEILL, arr. Brian Suits: Youkali – Tango habanera
    • Carolyn Johnson, voice
    • Kirsten Yon, violin
    • Ariana Nelson, cello
    • Michael Zuraw, piano
    • Craig Hauschildt, percussion
  • AARON JAY KERNIS: Speed Limit Rag
    • Michael Zuraw, piano
  • WILLIAM BOLCOM: George
    • Carolyn Johnson, voice
    • Michael Zuraw, piano
  • PAUL SCHOENFIELD: Cafe Music, II. Andante
    • Kirsten Yon, violin
    • Ariana Nelson, cello
    • Michael Zuraw, piano
  • AARON JAY KERNIS: Le Quattro Stagioni dalla Cucina Futurismo (The Four Seasons of Futurist Cuisine)
    • Carolyn Johnson, voice
    • Kirsten Yon, violin
    • Ariana Nelson, cello
    • Jessica Xylina Osborne, piano
  • ROBERT XAVIER RODRIGUEZ: Tango!
    • Tony Boutté, tenor
    • Lana Kuscer, flute
    • Julian Hernandez, clarinet
    • Jaya Varma, violin
    • Daniel Saenz, cello
    • Martina Li, accordion
    • Bryan Banowetz, piano
    • Craig Hauschildt, percussion
    • Marlon Chen, conductor
  • Performance date: 3/10/2020
  • Originally aired: 3/26/2022

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 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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