The Front Row, Thursday, 1/22/2009

KUHF's Dean Dalton chats withξcomposer Augusta Read Thomas, whose newξwork is Absolute Ocean,ξcommissioned by the Houston Symphony.ξξThe orchestra premieres the concerto, featuring soprano Twyla Robinson & harpist Paula, January 22, 24 & 25 at Jones Hall.ξξ Listenξ Download

Classical guitarist-turned-composer, Susan McDonald (pictured above) joins host St.John Flynn, liveξinξStudio 3-C.ξ She plays some of her new pieces, including The Birthday Tango,ξ Quasimodo and The Aquarium: A Marine Micro-Ballet for Guitar & Sea Creatures.ξ Ms. McDonald'sξHouston recital is January 25ξat Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church.ξ Listenξ Download

Phenomenal jazz vocalist &ξpianistξDiane Schuur talks by phone with KUHF's Eric Ladau.ξ Ms. Schurr performs January 24 at The Clarion at Brazosport College in Lake Jackson.ξ Listenξ Download

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