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.
Encore Houston

Encore Houston

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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.

Most Recent Episodes

Episode 211: Asia Society Texas

The Asia Society Texas presents the workshop premiere of a new work by Shih-Hui Chen.

Episode 210: MUSIQA

MUSIQA presents world premieres by Todroki, Eric Estrada Valdez, and Kyle Rivera.

Episode 209: Loop38

Loop38 presents new music by Theo Chandler and Martha Horst, along with other works by contemporary composers.

Episode 208: Bach Society Houston

The Bach Society Houston performs a holiday-appropriate work for orchestra and chorus.

Episode 207: Houston Brass Quintet

The Houston Brass Quintet performs music by British composers and sea-inspired tunes.

Episode 206: Ars Lyrica Houston

Ars Lyrica Houston performs Handel's Clori, Tirsi e Fileno.

Episode 205: Houston Chamber Choir

The Houston Chamber Choir performs holiday music at Houston's Villa de Matel.

Episode 204: Mercury Chamber Orchestra

Mercury performs music by Baroque-era composers from Mexico and Spain.

Episode 203: Apollo Chamber Players

The Apollo Chamber Players present music by Copland, Thomson, and a pair of world premieres from Allison Loggins-Hull and Mark Buller.

Episode 202: MUSIQA

On this episode of Encore Houston, two concerts from MUSIQA showcase an eclectic repertoire of new music from composers near and far. Music in this episode: FLANNERY CUNNINGHAM: as a ghost before you on the road Tyler Martin, flute Tonya Burton, viola David Dietz, cello Flannery Cunningham, electronics WILL HEALY: Small Spaces Tyler Martin, flute Tonya Burton, viola David Dietz, cello Blake Wilkins, percussion BENJAMIN HORNE: I Remember You Maiko Sasaki, clarinet Jacob Schafer, violin David Dietz, cello Chelsea de Souza, piano Performance date: 10/14/2022 BADIE KHALEGHIAN: Turbulent Prelude James Palmer, piano OLIVIA BENNETT: Prelude to the Afterlife James Palmer, piano ROBERT HONSTEIN: Juno - II. still Amanda Galick, flute Maiko Sasaki, clarinet Jacob Schafer, violin David Dietz, cello Blake Wilkins, percussion Yvonne Chen, piano ALEX BERKO: Erupt/Erode James Palmer, piano PIERRE JALBERT: All Is Now Amanda Galick, flute Maiko Saski, clarinet Connor Landers, horn Mary Grace Johnson, violin Jacob Schafer, violin Tonya Burton, viola David Dietz, cello Austin Lewellen, double bass Blake Wilkins, percussion Yvonne Chen, piano Eiki Isomura, conductor Performance date: 1/20/2023 Originally aired: 11/4/2023 New episodes of Encore Houston air Saturdays at 10 PM, with a repeat broadcast Sundays at 4 PM, all on Houston Public Media Classical.