The Front Row

The Front Row – International Festival-Institute at Round Top

Conductor JoAnn Falletta (pictured) and clarinetist Hakan Rosengren chat with Chris Johnson about Saturday’s U.S. Premiere of American composer, Frank Ticheli’s Clarinet Concerto. And, our guests play recordings of two the movements of the concerto from Rosengren’s World Premiere performance of the piece earlier this year in Lithuania…

The performance by the Texas Festival Orchestra at Round Top happens this Saturday at 3:30PM.

Performance activity this weekend on Festival Hill also includes a major chamber-music program, Saturday night at 8:00PM, on which both faculty and apprentice musicians will join together to perform Leos Janácek’s Youth Suite for Wind Sextet … Charles Villiers Stanford’s Nonet … and a version of Claude Debussy’s La Boîte à Joujoux  – The Toybox — for Piano and Narrator.