The Front Row

The Front Row, Tuesday, 03/17/2009

Artistic Director Antoine Plante gives us a preview of the next concert from Mercury Baroque. Baroque Meditation is program of sacred vocal works by Dieterich Buxtehude and his contemporaries, for which the Mercury Baroque instrumentalists will partner with the Canadian vocal group, Les Voix Baroques

Founder and Artistic Director Antoine Plante talks with KUHF’s Chris Johnson about Membera Jesus Nostri – The Limbs of Our Lord Jesus by Dietrich Buxtehude. It leads off an evening of sared vocal works by late 17th Century German composers and features the Mercury Baroque and members of the Canadian ensemble Les Voix Baroques. Listen. Download.

Actors Shelley Calene-Black  and Jim Johnson portray Becca and Howie, parents attempting to recover from the accidental death of their four-year-old son, in David Lindsay-Abaire’s Pulitzer-Prize-winning play, Rabbit Hole, currently being presented in Southeast Texas for the first time by Stages Repertory Theatre. They speak with TFR Producer Bob Stevenson. Listen. Download.

Pianist Jade Simmons talks with and shares portions of her CD Revolutionary Rhythm. It marks her debut as a recording artist and is distributed ny E-1 Music, formerly known as Koch International. Listen. Download.