The Front Row

The Front Row, Tuesday, 11/03/2009

Moores School of Music faculty-artists, violist Lawrence Wheeler [pictured] & flutist Aralee Dorough, perform for us! And Shepherd School singers, along with Director of Opera Studies Richard Bado & Stage Director Debra Dickinson, join us live, for music by Donizetti.

Violist Lawrence Wheeler & flutist Aralee Dorough [pictured right], both professors at the University of Houston’s Moores School of Music, chat about and play music from Mr. Wheeler’s Faculty Recital with colleagues, tonight at 7:30pm at the Moores Opera House.  KUHF’s Chris Johnson hosts the session from the Geary Performance Studio.  Listen  Download

TFR host St.John Flynn joins Shepherd School of Music sopranos, Sarah Mesko & Annamarie Zmolek, live in the studio, as they perform excerpts from Donizetti’s Viva la Mamma!  Maestro Richard Bado (Director of Opera Studies) & Debra Dickinson (Stage Director) also chat about the Shepherd School Opera’s double-bill, featuring that opera and  the Prologue to Ariadne auf Naxos by Richard Strauss:  November 4,  6 & 10, 7:30pm and November 8, 2pm, Wortham Opera Theater, Rice University.  Listen  Download


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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