The Front Row

The Front Row, Thursday, 09/03/2009

We journey to Latin America as we hear music from 17th and 18th Century Mexico, performed by the Mexican vocal ensemble, Voz en Punto, who join instrumentalists from the Houston-based early-music ensemble, Mercury Baroque in our studio and Saturday night at Miller Outdoor Theatre for a program called Fiesta Mexicana Barroca

Rebecca Greene Udden, the founder and Executive Artistic Director of Houston’s Main Street Theater, speaks with KUHF’s Bob Stevenson about the upcoming season of offerings. Listen Download Extended Interview

The singers of the Mexican vocal ensemble, Voz en Punto, instrumentalists from the Houston early-music group, Mercury Baroque, including our guest, guitarist Richard Savino present Fiesta Mexicana Barroca, a program that includes the Overture from Antonio Vivaldi’s long-lost opera set in The New World, Montezuma nd music from 17th and 18th Century Mexico Saturday night at 8:00PM at Miller Outdoor Theatre in the Bayou City’s Hermann Park. Listen Download

Peter Marzio, Director of the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, gives KUHF’s Catherine Lu a guided tour of the exhibition, North Looks South: Building the Latin-American Art Collection, which is on view through this month in the MFAH’s Caroline Weiss Law Building at the corner of Bissonnet Street and Montrose Boulevard. Listen Download  **Extended Interview**