The Front Row, 3/06/2008

Dr. Richard Stasney is an otolaryngologist and the founder of the Methodist Center for Performing Arts Medicine. Heξdiscussesξwhat where the symptoms andξpossible sources of the profound hearing loss suffered by Ludwig van Beethoven. He will discuss that same subjectξalong with a live performance ofξ some of Beethoven's Violin Sonatas and Quartets in a special program to be presented saturday afternoon at 1:15 in Jones Hall. Beethoven's Triumph Over Deafness is part of the first-ever day-long festival,ξThe Beethoven Experience, which is presented by the Houston Symphony. ξListenξ Download

Bass-Baritone, Leon turner, pianist Vicki Seldon and conductor A. Jan Taylor areξsome of the principal playersξinvolved in the 2008 African-American Music Gala presented by the Houston Ebony Opera Guild.ξThey discuss this Sunday afternoons event, and perform excerpts from it in KUHF's Performance Studio. Dean Dalton hosts.ξξξListenξ Downloadξ

Author Dagoberto Gilb reads from his novel The Flowers and discusses it with KUHF's Catherine Lu. He'll present a reading, discussion and signing of his book tonight at 7:00 at the Westheimer Crossing Barnes and Noble at 7626 Westheimer.ξξListenξ Downloadξ

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