The Front Row, Tuesday, 6/17/2008

The Three Nordic Tenors, Magnus Gislason, Lars Bo Ravnbak, and Mats Calven and two sopranos, Cecilian Hjortsberg and Randi Gislason join St. John Flynn for a performance interview in Studio 3-C.ξ The tenors are soloists with the Royal Danish Opera in Copenhagen, and are currently on a North American concert tour.ξ ξListen. ξDownload.

Bruce Beresford, director of the movie Driving Miss Daisy, brings to us the inspiring life story of Li Cunxin in his newest production, Mao's Last Dancer.ξ Beresford speaks with Bob Stevenson about Cunxin, who was Houston Ballet's premiere male dancer for sixteen years during the Eighties and Nineties. ξListen. ξDownload. ξ**Extended Version**.

We also visit with Sophia Torres and Sonia Noriega, the founders and co-Artistic Directors of the Psophonia Dance Company.ξ Torres and Noriega are celebrating their troupe's first ten years with a program of greatest hits, Moments in a Decade, this weekend at the Barnevelder Theater. ξListen. ξDownload. ξ**Extended Version**.

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