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The Front Row

The Front Row, Thursday, 01/07/2010

Today, Marin Alsop, talks about the First Symphonies of Samuel Barber and Gustav Mahler, the two works she'll perform with the Houston Symphony in concerts beginning tonight at Jones Hall. And, British-born Bayou-City pianist Clive Swansbourne introduces, with words and music, the first program of his 2010 recital series, a Bicentennial Tribute to Frédéric Chopin and Robert Schumann, the two great lights of the early Romantic Era who were born in 1810…

Marin Alsop, the Music Director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, speaks with KUHF’s Dean Dalton. Ms. Alsop leads the Houston Symphony in performances of the Symphonies Number One by Samuel Barber and Gustav Mahler … tonight and Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon at Jones Hall. Listen Download

Pianist Clive Swansbourne plays keyboard works by Robert Schumann and Frédéric Chopin,
in the first of his six solo recitals celebrating the 200th anniversary of the births of those two revolutionary composers of the first half of the Romantic Era.  The concert is Sunday afternoon at 5:00PM at Christ the King Lutheran Church. St. John Flynn welcomes him to the geary Performance Studio for a preview session. Listen Download

Texas visual artist, Jasmyne Graybill, speaks with KUHF’s Meghan Hendley at the Lawndale Art Center, where Ms. Graybill’s installation, Negotiation, is one of five exhibitions and shows that are on view through this Saturday only. Listen Download