The Front Row

The Front Row, 2/14/2008

Happy Valentine’s Day! Hear about two very different cabaret programs today: “Cabaret Unkempt” by Cuban American performer Jennylin Duany and Opera Vista’s Cabaret Evening of Love Songs by German American composer Kurt Weill. The early-music ensemble, Mercury Baroque, also offers “A Vivaldi Valentine” . . . Can Baroque music be “romantic”?  Dean Dalton chats with […]

Happy Valentine’s Day! Hear about two very different cabaret programs today: “Cabaret Unkempt” by Cuban American performer Jennylin Duany and Opera Vista’s Cabaret Evening of Love Songs by German American composer Kurt Weill. The early-music ensemble, Mercury Baroque, also offers “A Vivaldi Valentine” . . .

Can Baroque music be “romantic”?  Dean Dalton chats with Artistic Director Antoine Plante about the passion of A Vivaldi Valentine, Mercury Baroque’s next concert, this Friday at 8pm, at the Wortham Center.  Listen  Download

Opera Vista explores the irony & sophistication of the love songs of Kurt Weill!  For its Valentine’s offering, the chamber opera company presents a Cabaret Evening, this Saturday at Caf? Brazil.  In the studio for a preview with Dean are Opera Vista’s Shelley Auer & Misha Penton (singers), Stephen Jones (pianist) and Viswa Subbaraman (Artistic Director).  Listen  Download 

DiverseWorks presents Jennylin Duany’s Cabaret Unkempt this Friday & Saturday, 8pm.  Ms. Duany & co-performer Elizabeth Doud, both Miami-based writers & dancers, talk with Catherine Lu about the issues of body image that drive the show.  Listen  Download

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Catherine Lu

Content Producer & Announcer

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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