On this episode of Encore Houston,presents a group of concert suites for string orchestra, many of which draw on influences from older styles of music.
Music in this episode:
- J.S. BACH, arr. Bernard Labadie: The Goldberg Variations, BWV 988
- GUSTAV HOLST: St. Paul’s Suite in C major, Op. 29, No. 2
- CHRISTIAN SINDING: Suite for Violin and Orchestra in A minor, Op. 10
- EDVARD GRIEG: Holberg Suite, Op. 40
- Jonathan Godfrey, concertmaster and leader
- Performance date: 3/27/2021
- Originally aired: 3/19/2022
New episodes of Encore Houston air Saturdays at 10 PM, with a repeat broadcast Sundays at 4 PM, all on Houston Public Media Classical.