The Front Row

The Front Row, Thursday, 3/12/2009

Flutist Colleen Matheu Johnson & friends perform music by Mozart and contemporary Seattle-based composer, Ken Benshoof. Grammy Award-winning pianist Yefim Bronfman talks about the grandeur of Brahms' Piano Concerto No. 2. And we hear hilarious songs from Nursery School Musical, performed by Theater LaB Houston!

Flutist Colleen Matheu Johnson, violist Rene Salazar & cellist Barrett Sills are members of the Houston Ballet Orchestra; violinist Kurt Johnson, is a member of the Houston Symphony.  Together, they are the Oberon Ensemble!  Host St.John Flynn chats with the group, who give us a musical preview of their recital at the 2009 Houston Flute Festival at the UH Moores School of Music.  Listen  Download

Houston Symphony Music Director Hans Graf & guest piano soloist Yefim Bronfman [pictured above] chat about this weekend’s concert program of the Mass in e minor by Anton Bruckner & Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 2.  Listen  Download

Producer Bob Stevenson hosts a studio session with the entire cast of Theater LaB Houston’s production of Nursery School Musical.  The Directors & Singer-Actors treat us to outrageous numbers from this comedy about not-yet-potty-trained children and their doting parents.  Listen  Download


Catherine Lu

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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