Dr. Dirst leads Ars Lyrica Houston, including soprano Melissa Givens, in music by Dietrich Buxtehude on a recital presented by Houston's Bach Society this Sunday afternoon at 5:00 at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 2353 Rice Blvd. Admission is free. More immediately, Dirst leads a program of Lettere d'amore - Love Letter's featuring romantic madrigals and sonatas by Monteverdi and his contemporaries of the Italian Baroque. That program is tonight at 7:30 in theÎ¾Moores Opera House at theÎ¾University fo Houston. Tickets are available at theÎ¾door. More information about both events is at http://www.arslyricahouston.com/.Î¾Î¾Audio here.
The Arts Guys, Jack Massing and Michael Galbreth also stopped by the studo today. They host theÎ¾Houston PBS program Arts is All Around Us: DowntownÎ¾which debuts tonight at 8:00 on Channel 8. More information is at http://www.houstonpbs.org/publicart/.Î¾Î¾Audio here.Î¾
KUHF's Alison Young sat down with writer Antonya Nelson who is one of the 12 authors from the University of Houston's Creative Writing Program who will read tonight on the closing event of the 25th Anniversary Season of the Imprint/Brown reading Series. It's tonight at 7:30 at the Alley Theatre in Downtown Houston. Ms. Nelson's newest book, Some Fun: Stories and a NovellaÎ¾is published by Scribner.Î¾Î¾More information about tonght's event is at http://www.imprint-inc.org/. Audio here.