The Front Row, Friday, 06/26/2009

Alan Austin is the Director of the Texas Music Festival, which is half-way through its 20th Anniversary Season at the University of Houston's Moores School of Music.ξMaestro Josep Caball’©-Domenech, the Barcelona-born former Principal Guest Conductor of Sweden's Norrk’_ping Symphony Orchestra, leads this weekend's performances by the Texas Music Festival Symphony Orchestra. Taiwanese violinist, Yi-Chun Lin is the winner of the Institute's 2009 Cynthia Woods Mitchell Young Artist Competition. Lin, Ausin and Maestro Caballe-Domenech gather in the Geary Performance Studio for a preview session. Listen. Download.

KUHF's Catherine Lu speaks with composer Michael Remson, Executive and Artistic Director of the American Festival for the Arts Summer Music Conservatory ... and AFA faculty artists ... pianist Rodolfo Morales, former Artistic Director of Houston's Foundation for Modern Music ... Barbara Scowcroft, 24-year member of the first violin section of the Utah Symphony and Music Director of the Utah Youth Symphony Orchestra ... and Ms. Scowcroft's husband, Ralph Matson, the Utah Symphony's concert-master. Morales also plays music by Liszt on the KUHF Steinway. Listen. Download.

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