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The Front Row, Wednesday, 03/03/2010

Kevin Riehle, Artistic Director of the choral ensemble, Cantare Houston, talks about his group’s upcoming performances of Sing Me To Heaven — Music from This Side the Veil, a collection of songs and choruses about the passage from earthly existence to the life hereafter…

Founder and Artistic Director Kevin Riehle conducts his professional choral ensemble, Cantare Houston, in Sing Me to Heaven: Music from This Side The Veil, a program of songs, motets and chorales about the passage from earthly life to the spiritual realm. There are three performances coming up in the area. St. John Flynn chats with Riehle about his program.  Listen Download

Violinist Andrzej Grabiec, cellist Vagram Saradjian and pianist Tatiana Gerasimova are distinguished faculty artists from the University of Houston’s Moores School of Music. They perform Piano Trios by Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninov Sunday afternoon at 3:00PM in the Moores Opera House in the Geary Performance Studio in a session hosted by St. John Flynn.  Listen Download

Recorder-player, flutist, and composer, Matthias Maute, is one of the two Co-Artistic Directors of the Canadian Baroque-music group, Ensemble Caprice. He speaks by phone from his home in Montreal, Quebec, with Catherine Lu about the program his ensemble will preset in Houston this Friday night in a concert presented by Houston Early Music. It’s Friday evening at 8:00PM at Christ the King Lutheran ChurchListen Download