The Front Row

The Front Row, Friday, 6/12/2009

Texas Music Festival guest pianist, Richard Dowling, performs Mozart & ragtime for us! Andrea Grover, Aurora Picture Show founder, describes rare films from the Menil Collection Archives. And artist Rashida Ferdinand shows us her installation, Lullaby, at Project Row Houses.

Producer Bob Stevenson talks with with the Aurora Picture Show’s Andrea Grover, who curates and hosts the new film series, Menil MoviesListen  Download

Concert pianist, recording artist, entrepreneur & distinguished Moores School alumnus, Richard Dowling [pictured with former teacher Abbey Simon in NY; photo courtesy of] is the guest soloist at the Texas Music Festival‘s Opening Orchestral Concert.  Mr. Dowling treats us to two of his musical loves — Mozart & ragtime!  Joining him are TMF General Director Alan Austin & TMF Music Director, maestro Franz Anton Krager.  KUHF’s Catherine Lu hosts the session.  Listen  Download

New Orleans visual artist Rashida Ferdinand remembers her late grandmother in her installation, Lullaby, and she chats with Bob Stevenson in the bungalow at Project Row HousesListen  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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