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is the Houston Symphony's Director of Education and Community Outreach and manages the orchestra's annual Ima Hogg Young Artist Competition
. HeÎ¾is joined in conversation by KUHF's St. John Flynn in the KUHF Talk StudioÎ¾and, via phone, from from Los Angeles,Î¾by the First-Prize-winner from last year's Competition, Hungarian-born cellist, Lszl_ Mez_
The ten youthful musicians who have been named semi-finalists in the 2009 Ima Hogg Competition
, will perform concerto movements and participate in in-depth spoken interviews with the judges in the contest's next-to-last round ... all day tomorrow, beginning at Nine A-M in Rice University's Stude Concert Hall.Î¾The Semi-Finals are open to the public and admission is free.Î¾The gala Closing-Round Concert, in which the four contenders who have been chosen as Finalists perform complete concertos with the Houston Symphony and guest conductor, Christoph Campestrini, takes place Saturday evening at Seven in Stude Hall.
At the DiverseWorks gallery, KUHF's Bob Stevenson speaks with central-Texas artists, Eric Zimmerman and Jill Pangallo about Î¾their work which is representedÎ¾inÎ¾theÎ¾New Art in Austin: Twenty to Watch
exhibition that isÎ¾currently on view at Diverse Works. Listen