The Front Row

The Front Row, Thursday, 11/19/2009

Bayou-City-based, Russian-born pianist, Zoya Shuhatovich (pictured), plays live for us, previewing her Saturday afternoon solo recital of music by some of the great composers for the keyboard — Debussy, Schubert and Chopin. And, the entire cast of Theater LaB Houston's regional premiere production of The Story of My Life — singer-actors John Dunn and Stephen Myers — treat us to excerpts from this recent Broadway musical…

Zoya Shuhatovich performs solo keyboard works by Debussy, Mendelssohn, Schubert, Chopin and Shostakovich … Saturday afternoon at 4:00PM at First Unitarian-Universalist Church on Fannin Street near Hermann Park. Tickets will be available at the door. She is joined in KUHF’s Geary Performance Studio for a preview session hosted by St. John Flynn. Listen Download

Theater LaB Houston presents its Regional Première production of the two-character Broadway musical, The Story of My Life, with performances Fridays and Saturday nights at 8:00PM  through December 5th and special 5:ooPM twilight matinees this Sunday and on December 6th. Castmembers from the production stopped into the KUHF Studios for a preview session with KUHF’s Bob Stevenson. Listen Download  Extended Interview

Maestro Hans Graf conducts mezzo-soprano Jane Henschel,  tenor Gregory Kunde and the Houston Symphony in performances of Gustav Mahler’s symphonic song-cycle, Das Lied von der Erde — The Song of the Earth, and the Orchestra plays Johannes Brahms’ Serenade Number Two in Jones Hall Concerts tonight and Saturday at 8:00PM and Sunday afternoon at 2:30PM. Graf chats with KUHF’s Dean Dalton about the concert. Listen Download