The Contemporary Music ensemble Musiqa has designed an hour-long educational program to be presented to some 4,000 students from the area. . .
It’s called Around the World with Musiqa and is presented in a public performance this Friday evening at 7:00 in the Hobby Center’s Zilkha Hall. Karim Al-Zand is a composer and Vice President of the Board of Artistic Directors of Musiqa. He talked about the interactive program with TFR host Dean Dalton. Audio here.
There is a new professional theater company in the area. The Texas Repertory Theatre has its own facility located in the 1960 area and was founded by two gentlemen who met while they where both working on their Master’s Degrees at the University of South Carolina. KUHF’s Bob Stevenson talked with Craig Miller and Steven Fenley about their new venture and the company’s current production of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. It’s on stage through May 27th. Audio here.
Finally, Alison Young sat down with Christopher Apostle. Mr. Apostle is the Senior Vice President and Director of Old Master Paintings at Sotheby’s. He was in town recently to give a private talk on the subject subject Old Paintings, New Discoveries: Rethinking Master Paintings. Audio here.