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

Encore Houston, Episode 187: River Oaks Chamber Orchestra

ROCO performs works by Piazzolla, Debussy, and a U.S. premiere by Anna Clyne.

Encore Houston, Episode 186: Round Top Music Festival

Round Top Music Festival musicians present music by Mahler, Bruckner, and Dvořák.

Encore Houston, Episode 185: St. Cecilia Chamber Music Society

The St. Cecilia Chamber Music Society performs works by Bach, Bartok, and Prokofiev.

Encore Houston, Episode 184: Houston Brass Band

On this episode of Encore Houston, we introduce the Houston Brass Band to the program! We feature highlights from some of their recent concerts. Music in this episode: JAMES CURNOW: Fanfare and Flourishes PHILIP SPARKE: Jubilee Overture WILLIAM REMMER: Punchinello March DEREK BOURGEOIS: Fantasia on Tico-Tico GIUSEPPE VERDI, arr. Denis Wright: Grand March from Aida CLAUDE-MICHEL SCHÖNBERG, arr. Darrol Barry: "I Dreamed a Dream" from Les Miserables SAMUEL BARBER, arr. John Mortimer: Adagio for Strings JOHN WILLIAMS, arr. Stephen Bulla: Suite from Star Wars: The Force Awakens RANDY EDELMAN, arr. Andrew Duncan: Reunion and Finale from Gettysburg MYKHAILO VERBYTSKY: "Ukraine has not yet perished" TRADITIONAL: Scotland the Brave St. Thomas Episcopal School Pipe Band ARTHUR SULLIVAN: The Lost Chord Bryan Anderson, organ HARRY M. WOODS, arr. Magne Rutle: Side by Side FREDDIE MERCURY, arr. Darrol Barry: Bohemian Rhapsody TOM DAVOREN: Diversions on Calon Lan Ryan Rongone, trombone KENNETH J. ALFORD: Colonel Bogey March Originally aired: 7/2/2022 New episodes of Encore Houston air Saturdays at 10 PM, with a repeat broadcast Sundays at 4 PM, all on Houston Public Media Classical.

Encore Houston, Episode 183: Aperio, Music of the Americas

Aperio performs music by Ginastera, Villa-Lobos, Lena Frank, and others.

Encore Houston, Episode 182: Ars Lyrica

Ars Lyrica presents three works by J.S. Bach.

Encore Houston, Episode 181: KINETIC

Musicians from KINETIC perform works by Schulhoff, Klatzow, and Higdon.

Encore Houston, Episode 180: Houston Jazz Collective – Mike Moreno

Jazz guitarist Mike Moreno performs tracks from his albums and tunes by Wayne Shorter and Victor Young.

Encore Houston, Episode 179: River Oaks Chamber Orchestra

ROCO performs works by Aaron Jay Kernis and Modest Mussorgsky.

Encore Houston, Episode 177: Mercury Chamber Orchestra

Encore Houston, Episode 177: Mercury Chamber Orchestra

Mercury performs music by Bach, Holst, and Grieg.