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The Front Row

The Front Row, Friday, 6/19/2009

We chat with JoAnn Falletta, Music Director of the Buffalo Philharmonic, who conducts this week in Round Top, Texas! Gifted musicians of the Houston Young Artist’s Concert perform live. And we hear about TUTS’ new production of Cabaret.


Conductor JoAnn Falletta [photo by Mark Dellas], who just completed her 10th Season with the Grammy Award-winning Buffalo Philharmonic, returns this summer to the International Festival-Institute at Round Top.  She chats with producer Bob Stevenson about her June 20th concert program, celebrating the 100th Annivesary of Sergei Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes.  Listen/Download

Host St.John Flynn interviews three virtuosos of the Houston Young Artist’s Concert.  Violinist Luke Hsu (17), zheng player Sherry Hu (9) and singer Alex Jaya (13) perform in the studio and preview their upcoming recitial at Miller Outdoor Theatre.  Listen/Download

Bob Stevenson chats with actor Leo Ash Evens about his role as the charming, but slightly menacing, Emcee in Theatre Under The Stars’ completely re-imagined production of the Tony Award-winning musical, Cabaret.  Performances through June 28 at the Hobby Center, 713-558-TUTS.  Listen/Download   **Extended Interview**

Catherine Lu

Catherine Lu

Senior Content Producer & Announcer

While growing up in Chicago and Houston, Catherine’s love for art, music and creative writing was influenced by her teachers and parents. She was once concertmaster of the Clear Lake High School Orchestra and a four-time violinist of the Texas All-State Symphony. A graduate of the University of Chicago, Catherine...

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