The Front Row

The Front Row, Tuesday, 6/23/2009

We meet cellist Hee-Young Lim, Silver Medalist of the 2009 Houston Symphony Ima Hogg Young Artist Competition, and hear her prize-winning performance! Plus, we tour Literally Figurative, a whimsical exhibit at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft.

Host St.John Flynn chats with rising, young cellist Hee-Young Lim [pictured] backstage during rehearsals for the 2009 Houston Symphony Ima Hogg Young Artist Competition.  Ms. Lim went on to win Second Prize and will solo with the HS at Miller Outdoor Theatre on June 27.  Listen  Download

Here is Hee-Young Lim’s competition performance of Elgar’s Cello Concerto with the Houston Symphony, conducted by Christoph Campestrini.  Recorded during the Finals-Round on June 6, 2009 at Rice University’s Stude Concert Hall.  Listen

Curator Gwynne Rukenbrod shows producer Bob Stevenson a few of the whimsical & off-beat art objects in Literally Figurative, an exhibit that explores aspects of the human form, on view through July 3 at the Houston Center for Contemporary CraftListen  Download  **Extended Interview**


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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