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The Front Row

The Front Row, Friday, 12/11/2009

We observe the Winter Solstice the way people did in 16th Century England with the distinguished guest artists who are part of this year's Christmas Revels production from Revels Houston! Joining us in the studio will be the show's band of early musicians including lutenist Slobodan Vujisic from Austin and gambist, Brady Lanier from right here in the Bayou City … and clown and mime, Larry Pisoni, who plays The Fool in this year's Christmas Revels celebration, The King and the Fool

Revels Houston presents its 2009 Christmas Revels Medieval English celebration of the Winter Solstice … this year telling the story of The King and the FoolThere are afternoon and evening performances … Saturdays and Sundays … this weekend and next … in the Lyndall Finley Wortham Theatre at the Mitchell Center for the Arts on the University of Houston’s Central Campus.   Performers from the prduction are joined by KUHF’s Bob Stevenson for preview session in the Geary Performance Studio. Listen Download

The Nameless Sound new-music series presents avant-garde jazz pianist Dave Burrell in concert tonight at 8:00PM in Latham Hall at Christ Church Cathedral in downtown Houston.  KUHF’s Eric Ladau hosts a preview session with this jazz legend. Listen Download