The Front Row, 05/03/2006

Pulitzer-prize winning composer John Harbison talked about his new Double Bass Concerto on today's program. . .

The Houston Symphony and it'sξPrinciple Bassist Timothy Pitts will give the American premiere of John Harbison's Concerto for Double Bass this weekend in Jones Hall. The composer talked about the work withξTFR host Dean Dalton. More information is at http://www.houstonsymphony.org/. ξAudio here.ξ

Dean also hosted a live studio session with Director Phillip Kloeknerξand musicans from theξUnited Nations Association International Choir. That group presents the program Out of Africa and Beyond this Sunday afternoon at 4:00 in the Hobby Center's Zilkha Hall. More information is at http://www.thehobbycenter.org/. ξAudio here.ξ

Artist Joseph Havel and KUHF's Alison Young took listeners on a guided tour of the exhibition of his recent work. Joseph Havel: A Decadeξof Sculpture, 1996 - 2006 is on view at the MFAH's Glassell School of Art through June 18th. More information is at http://www.mfah.org/. ξAudio here.ξ

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