The Front Row

The Front Row, 08/08/2007

We hear about two world premieres today . . . two very different world premieres: “Tuna Does Vegas” is the newest satirical revue from the talented Greater Tuna guys, and “Al Andulus” is Dancepatheatre’s new creation, combining contemporary dance with medieval & modern music. We enjoy a performance from last season by the early-music ensemble Ars Lyrica Houston.  Director Matthew […]

We hear about two world premieres today . . . two very different world premieres: “Tuna Does Vegas” is the newest satirical revue from the talented Greater Tuna guys, and “Al Andulus” is Dancepatheatre’s new creation, combining contemporary dance with medieval & modern music.

We enjoy a performance from last season by the early-music ensemble Ars Lyrica Houston.  Director Matthew Dirst (organ), lutenist Richard Savino & cellist Barrett Sills perform Giuseppe Maria Jacchini’s Sonata for Cello & ContinuoListen  Download

Dancepatheatre offers a preview of Al Andulus.  Artistic Director & choreographer Sara Draper, musical director & composer Sharon Joy and singer Ryan Villaverde perform for, and chat with, Bob Stevenson.  The world premiere will be this Saturday at 8pm at Barnevelder Theater.  Listen  Download  *Extented Interview*

Producer Bob Stevenson talks with wacky writer-actor-comedians Jaston Williams & Joe Sears, and “meets” some of their new characters in Tuna Does Vegas, in performance at Galveston’s Grand 1894 Opera HouseListen  Download

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Catherine Lu

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While growing up in Chicago and Houston, Catherine’s love for art, music and creative writing was influenced by her teachers and parents. She was once concertmaster of the Clear Lake High School Orchestra and a four-time violinist of the Texas All-State Symphony. A graduate of the University of Chicago, Catherine...

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