The Front Row

The Front Row, Wednesday, 11/4/2009

Singers from Opera in the Heights perform live, previewing the company’s new production of Manon. And we hear about Hail! Bright Cecilia, the joint concert by the Houston Chamber Choir & Ars Lyrica Houston, celebrating 350th anniversary of the birth of Henry Purcell.

Houston Chamber Choir Artistic Director Robert Simpson [pictured left] & Ars Lyrica Houston Artistic Director Matthew Dirst [pictured right] chat with host St.John Flynn and share music from their ensembles’ joint concert, Hail, Bright Cecilia:  November 6, 7:30pm, Hobby Center’s Zilkha Hall & November 7, 4pm, Foundry United Methodist Church.  Listen  Download

St.John Flynn hosts a live studio session with singers from Opera in the Heights and Artistic Director William Weibel.  They perform excerpts from, and discuss, Massenet’s Manon: November 5, 6, 7, 12, 13 & 14, 7:30pm at Lamber Hall.  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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