The Front Row, Thursday, 04/02/2009

The August-to-April concert series at the International Festival-Institute in Round Top, Texas, presents Festival founder and director, James Dick, in a recital of solo piano works by Schubert, Beethoven and Schumann ... Saturday afternoon at 3:00PM in the Festival Concert Hall.ξξDick plays selections from his concert on KUHF's Steinway. Listen. Download.

In celebration of National Poetry Month, poet Tony HoaglandξreadsξξTo... by his former U-H colleague, Adam Zagajewski and,ξ Quadrille by Brazilian poet, Carlos Drummond do Andrad’©.ξTony Hoagland, last year's winner of the prestigious Jackson Poetry Prize, is the author of three volumes of verse: Sweet Ruin (1993) ... Donkey Gospel (1998) ... and What Narcissism Means to Me (2004). Listen. Download.

The Foundation for Modern Music presents Subversive Jazz with trumpeter Tim Hagans and Houston's Core Trio: saxophonist Seth Paynter ... bassist Thomas Helton ...and drummer Richard Cholakianξ. . .ξAnd they'll be joined on stage for a couple of numbers by dancer-choreographer Michele Brangwen and three of the members of her contemporary dance ensemble.ξThe performance takes place, Saturday night atξ8:00PM at the Barnevelder Movement/Arts Complex. We hears excerpts from the Geary Performance Studio. Listen. Download.

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