Encore Houston

Encore Houston

Encore Houston is a weekly show featuring a concert recording from a local ensemble or performance organization in Houston. Each episode features the concert and brief commentary from host Joshua Zinn, with a preview of an upcoming performance by the featured organization at the end of the program.... Show More

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October 23, 2020 68 min
ROCO performs new works by Alejandro Basulto, Kevin Lau, Kate Salfelder, and Jess Langston Turner.
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Mercury performs works by Mozart and Beethoven.
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The Dover and Escher quartets perform octets by Shostakovich, Mendelssohn, and Enescu.
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Musicians from the Texas Music Festival perform orchestral works by Higdon and Copland.
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Musicians at the Round Top Music Festival perform works by Dvořák, Brahms, and Berlioz.
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The Vienna Piano Trio performs works by Haydn, Ravel, and Beethoven.
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The Apollo Chamber Players perform music from Venezuela and a string quartet by Bartók.
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The St. Cecilia Chamber Music Society performs music by Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms.
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August 24, 2020 76 min
Contemporary ensemble Loop38 performs music by 21st century composers, including a work inspired by Houston's bayou system.
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Ars Lyrica performs works by Boccherini, Sor, and other composers working in Spain during the eighteenth century.
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Round Top Music Festival musicians perform music by Manuel de Falla and Isaac Albeniz.
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On this episode of Encore Houston, we go back to a 2011 performance from the Texas Music Festival, featuring a piece inspired by Tibetan Buddhism and a monster of a late Romantic symphony. Music in this episode: CHRISTOPHER THEOFANDIS: Rainbow Body ANTON BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 7 in E major Carl St. Clair, conductor Performance date: 6/25/2011 Originally aired: 6/20/2020 New episodes of Encore Houston air Saturdays at 10 PM, with a ...

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The St. Cecilia Chamber Music Society performs music by Mozart, Villa-Lobos, Muczynski, and Ravel.
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The Houston Chamber Choir performs works by local composers!
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June 15, 2020 73 min
KINETIC performs 20th and 21st century works inspired by flight and the fugue.
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Ars Lyrica performs concertos, arias, and duets by George Frideric Handel.
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The St. Cecilia Chamber Music Society performs music by Glazunov and Schubert.
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February 27, 2020 77 min
MUSIQA performs works by contemporary French composers Naón, Jolas, Dalbavie, Connesson, and Biston.
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February 20, 2020 76 min
Mercury Chamber Orchestra and tenor Nicholas Phan perform music by Franz Schubert.
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ROCO performs works by Eryilmaz, Buller, Bielawa, and others.
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