The Front Row, 07/09/2007

As we come to end of the 2006-2007 concert season we begin a series of highlights from this past concert season. Today we begin with performances by the River Oaks Chamber Orchestra and members of Context. We also have the latest on Hans Graf and his new conctract with the Houston Symphony. Maestro Graf will stay in Houston untill the 2012 season . . .

Hans Graf has signed a new contract with the Houston Symphony that will heep him on as Music Director through 2012. KUHF News Director Capella Tucker fills us in on the details.ξ Listenξ Downloadξ

Alastair Willis leads the River Oaks Chamber Orchestraξin a performance ofξthe Symphony No. 59 in A-Major, "Fire" by franz Joseph Haydn.ξThe performance is from a concert held in Novemberξin teh sanctuary of Houston's St. John the Devine.ξξListenξ Downloadξξξ

Members of Contextξperform a movement from the String Sextet in B-flat by Johannes Brahms. The performance is taken from the concert that kicked off last seasons series of concerts, Brahms inξVienna.ξξListenξ Downloadξ

KUHF's Bob Stevenson heads over the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston to talk with curartor Valerie Cassel Oliver about the exhibition Black Light/White Noise: Sound and Light in Contemporary Art. It's on view through August 5th.ξξListenξ Downloadξξ

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