The Front Row

The Front Row, 1/07/2008

Meet award-winning pianist & Houston native Michael Bukhman! A graduate of HISD’s High School for the Performing and Visual Arts and the Oberlin Conservatory, Michael is currently pursing his doctorate at New York’s Juilliard School. We devote the entire hour to the virtuosity of this rising young pianist . . . Dean Dalton welcomes pianist Michael […]

Meet award-winning pianist & Houston native Michael Bukhman! A graduate of HISD’s High School for the Performing and Visual Arts and the Oberlin Conservatory, Michael is currently pursing his doctorate at New York’s Juilliard School. We devote the entire hour to the virtuosity of this rising young pianist . . .

Dean Dalton welcomes pianist Michael Bukhman to the studio, where he performs Franz Joseph Haydn‘s Piano Sonata in A-flat major, Hob. XVI:46.   Listen  Download

Our mini-recital continues with Leos Janacek‘s Piano Sonata in e-flat minor, “From the Street” (1905).  Michael Bukhman performs on KUHF’s concert-grand Steinway piano.   Listen  Download

Michael and Dean talk about the growing popularity of the music of Russian composer Nikolai Kapustin (b. 1937), and we enjoy a performance of his jazz-inflected Variations for Piano.   Listen  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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