The Front Row

The Front Row, Thursday, 4/24/2008

Reigning virtuoso of the violin Itzhak Perlman joins the program for a conversation with KUHF's Dean Dalton. Perlman plays music by Bach, Strauss, and Schumann in recital in Jones Hall. We also hear from Franz Anton Krager and Betsy Cook Weber from the University of Houston's Moores School of Music in anticipation of the school's season finale presentation of Orff's Carmina Burana

Violinist Itzhak Perlman chats by phone with KUHF’s Dean Dalton. They catch up on the latest developments in Maestro Perlman’s musical life and talk about some of the music that will be offered in Houston when Society for the Performing Arts presents his Jones Hall recital.  Listen.  Download.

Charles Hausmann is the Director of the Houston Symphony Chorus. He will lead his chorus, along with the Houston Symphony, in a performance of Mendelssohn’s St. Paul. The performance is this weekend at Memorial Drive Lutheran Church. Hausmann chats with Dean Dalton.  Listen.  Download.

Curator Matthew Deleget and artists Henry Brown and Gilbert Hsiao chat with KUHF’s Meghen Hendley about the exhibition Machine Learning. It’s on view at the Gallery Sonja Roesch through May 3rd.  Listen.  Download.

Franz Anton Krager is the Director of Orchestras at the University of Houston. Betsy Cook Weber is the school’s Associate Director of Choral Studies. They both talk with KUHF’s St. John Flynn about Carl Orff’s Carmina Burrana. The Moores School Symphony Orchestra and Choruses will present that work as their final offering for this academic year.  Listen.  Download.