Former Houston business executive turned movie producer, Ashok Rao, speaks with Bob Stevenson about his production of Before it Rains, which opens this year's 41st annual WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival on Friday.Î¾ This film is an epic, cross-cultural romantic tragedy set against the backdrop of the stirrings of nationalism in colonial India. Î¾Listen. Î¾Download.
Dancer-choreographer Dominic Walsh and Spanish choreographer Gustavo Ramirez Sansano tell us about E_Merging Two, the newest piece premiered by Walsh's company, the Dominic Walsh Dance Theater this weekend at the Hobby Center's Zilka Hall.Î¾ It features original music by the string ensemble, Two Star Symphony, who joins us in the studio to play an excerpt from their score.Î¾ Î¾Listen.Î¾ Î¾Download.
Laura Samuel, the second violinist of the Long-based ensemble, the Belcea Quartet speaks with Dean Dalton about the ensemble, which makes its local debut on the Houston Friends of Music series, this evening at Rice University.Î¾ The Belcea Quartet's program tonight includes works by Haydn, Mozart, and the last of the three string quartets by English composer, Bejamin Britten.Î¾ Î¾Listen.Î¾ Î¾Download.