The Front Row

Summer Symphony Nights: Ward Stare & WeiChen Lin

Ward Stare, the resident conductor of the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, talks about the works by Brahms and Mendelssohn that he’ll lead on the fourth of this year’s Houston Symphony “Summer Symphony Nights” concerts at Miller Outdoor Theatre. And we meet WeiChen Lin, the young Taiwanese percussionist who was the Silver Medalist in the 2012 Houston Symphony Ima Hogg Young Artist Competition.  At the Miller Theatre concert, Lin will reprise the performance of Alan Hovhaness’s Fantasy on Japanese Woodprints for Marimba and Orchestra that earned him his competition victory earlier this month.

Ward Stare and WeiChen Lin talk with St.John Flynn.