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The Front Row

The Front Row, Tuesday, 9/30/2008

Members of Mercury Baroque Ensemble gather in KUHF’s Performance Studio for a preview of the upcoming concert featuring music by Handel. We also learn about the Houston premiere performance of The Armed Man – A Mass for Peace by Karl Jenkins…


Sid Davis is the Choir Director at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church and Matthew Greer holds the same position at St. Johns UMC in Albequerque, NM. They both chat with KUHF’s Bob Stevenson about their combined performance of The Armed Man – A Mass for Peace by Karl Jenkins. The premiere performance in Houston takes place this Sunday afternoon at 3:00PM. Listen. Download.
John Johnston
is the Founder and Artistic Director of Houston’s Classical Theatre Company. He and actors Thomas Prior and David Wald chat with TFR host St. John Flynn about the current production of Shylock, The Jew of Venice. It’s an adaptation of Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice and has five performances running through ths Sunday afternoon at the Midtown Arts Center. Listen. Download.

Mercury Baroque
performs music by G.F. Handel in anticipation of it’s first concert of the season. The Essence of Mercury happens this Friday night at 8:00 in the Wortham Center. Listen. Download.