Encore Houston

Encore Houston, Episode 200: Texas Music Festival Highlights

Musicians from the Texas Music Festival perform music by Rachmaninoff and Rimsky-Korsakov.


Hans Graf leading the Texas Music Festival Orchestra in 2016


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On this episode of Encore Houston, we revisit two large symphonic works performed by the student musicians of the Immanuel and Helen Olshan Texas Music Festival at the University of Houston.

Music in this episode:

  • SERGEI RACHMANINOFF: Symphony No. 1 in D minor
    • Hans Graff, conductor
  • Performance date: 6/18/2016
    • Carlos Spierer, conductor
  • Performance date: 7/2/2011
  • Originally aired: 6/10/2023

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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