The Front Row, 1/07/2008

Meet award-winning pianist & Houston native Michael Bukhman! A graduate of HISD's High School for the Performing and Visual Arts and the Oberlin Conservatory, Michael is currently pursing his doctorate at New York's Juilliard School. We devote the entire hour to the virtuosity of this rising young pianist . . .

Dean Daltonξwelcomes pianist Michael Bukhman to the studio, where he performs Franz Joseph Haydn's Piano Sonata in A-flat major, Hob. XVI:46.ξξ ListenξξDownload

Our mini-recital continues with LeosξJanacek's Piano Sonata in e-flat minor, "From the Street" (1905).ξ Michael Bukhman performs onξKUHF's concert-grand Steinway piano.ξξ Listenξ Download

Michael and Dean talk about the growing popularity of the music of Russian composer Nikolai Kapustin (b. 1937), and we enjoy a performance of his jazz-inflected Variations for Piano. ξ Listenξ Download

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