The Front Row

The Front Row – Pianist Clive Swansbourne

We wrap up 2010’s celebration of the bicentennials of the births of Romantic-era composers, Frederic Chopin and Robert Schumann! In two previously-aired segments, British-born Houston pianist Clive Swansbourne performs for us and discusses the composers’ personalities. Click below to access both segments of this show.


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Earlier this year, pianist Clive Swansbourne [pictured with KUHF’s Catherine Lu] presented a “Chopin and Schumann” concert series, and he stopped by the Geary Performance Studio to treat us to a mini-recital and lecture about the two major composers.

Clive Swansbourne on Chopin and Schumann Part 1
Clive Swansbourne on Chopin and Schumann Part 2


Catherine Lu

Catherine Lu

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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