Encore Houston

Encore Houston, Episode 199: ROCO

ROCO performs new works by Derek Bermel, Marcus Maroney, Michael Abels, and others!


A plaque commemorating the extinction of the Icelandic glacier Okjökull


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On this episode of Encore Houston, ROCO (River Oaks Chamber Orchestra) presents two concerts, both with themes celebrating nature and human influences on the natural world.

Music in this episode:

  • VIET CUONG: Re(new)al
    • Craig Hauschildt, percussion
    • Ksenija Komljenovic, percussion
    • Todd Meehan, percussion
    • Doug Perkins, percussion
  • CYNTHIA LEE WONG: In a Blink of an Eye
  • DEREK BERMEL: Plumes
  • Rei Hotoda, conductor
  • Performance date: 4/23/2022
  • MAXIME GOULET: Ice Storm Symphony – I. Turmoil
    • Christina Jennings, flute
    • Matt Dane, viola d’amore
  • MICHAEL ABELS: Delights and Dances
  • Mei-Ann Chen, conductor
  • Performance date: 9/25/2021
  • Originally aired: 4/22/2023

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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