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The Front Row

The Front Row, Thursday, 4/8/2010

Houston Symphony guest conductor Christian Arming & violin soloist James Ehnes [pictured] chat with us. Poet Edward Hirsch reads from his collection, The Living Fire. We preview the new documentary, For the Sake of the Song, and we check out the video art installation, Zoosphere.


KUHF’s Dean Dalton sits down in the studio with?Vienna-born?conductor Christian Arming & Grammy-winning?violinist James Ehnes [photo courtesy of].? The two guest artists preview their program with the Houston Symphony (April 8, 10 & 11): Barber’s Violin Concerto, Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5?and Tchaikovsky’s Romeo & Juliet Fantasy Overture.? Listen? Download

We celebrate April as National Poetry Month with distinguished poet & former Houstonian, Edward Hirsch.? KUHF’s Catherine Lu talks with Dr. Hirsch, who reads from?his?latest collection, The Living Fire: New & Selected Poems.? Listen? Download

Local filmmakers Jim Barham & Bruce Bryant chat with TFR producer Bob Stevenson about their new documentary, For the Sake of the Song: The Story of Anderson Fair, which will be screened at the 43rd Annual Houston International Film Festival – WorldFest.? Listen? Download? *Extended Interview*

Visual artist Allison Hunter shows?Bob Stevenson around her video?installation, Zoosphere,?on view through April 17 (in conjunction with FotoFest 2010 Biennial) at DiverseWorks.? 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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