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The Front Row, 4/26/2006

Posted on · Dr. Betty Devine, Founder and Director of the Houston Choral Society, stopped by to tell us about a program of sacred and secular works that have had special meaning for her singers including pieces by Rachmaninov, Holst, Hassler, Dvor?k, Kod?ly, Mozart, Wagner, Verdi, and African-American spirituals arranged by Moses Hogan… A concert of this music […]

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The Front Row, 4/27/2006

Posted on · Maestro william Lacey will conduct Houston Grand Oepra’s new production of Monteverdi’s The Corronation of Poppea. He stopped by the Performance Studio to sit down with Dean Dalton at the KUHF Steinway for a conversation. . . This final production of the season for HGO stars mezzo-sopranos Susan Graham and Frederica von Stade, tenor William Burden and […]

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The Front Row, 4/25/2006

Posted on · The Front Row Technical Director and KUHF afternoon host Chris Johnson spoke by phone with Daniel Avshalomov, violist for the American String Quartet. The ensemble will perform tonight in Rice University’s Stude Concert Hall. The American Quartet was formed in 1974 when the four members were students at New York’s Juilliard School and won both […]

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Tuesday on The Front Row

Posted on · Hear violinist Adam LaMotte, a Houston native who performs with the Maggini String Orchestra, play solo in the Houston Public Radio Studio, get a description of new pieces Joe Selej and Kiki Lucas have created for the Houston Metropolitan Dance Company, and hear what violist Daniel Avshalomov has to say about the American String Quartet […]

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The Front Row, 4/24/2006

Posted on · Harpsichordist Matthew Dirst leads concerts with both Ars Lyrica Houston and the Moores School Collegium Musicum this week. He stopped by KUHF to talk about both programs. . . Dr. Dirst leads Ars Lyrica Houston, including soprano Melissa Givens, in music by Dietrich Buxtehude on a recital presented by Houston’s Bach Society this Sunday afternoon […]

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The Front Row, 4/21/2006

Posted on · On the eve of the 2006 Houston International Festival Houston singer-sonwriter Jack Saunders stopped by the KUHF Performance Studio to give listeners just a taste of some of the music they’ll hear this weekend. . . Jack Saunders will tell his stories and sing his songs tomorow afternoon at 4:00 and again next Saturday at 5:30 […]

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The Front Row, 4/20/2006

Posted on · Houston’s own “Tortured Tendons Alchemist”, pianist Loreta Kovacic, stopped by the KUHF Performance Studio today. . . Piano Notturno is the latest CD from pianist Loreta Kovacic. The cover art for the disk is by Jack Massing of The Art Guys. They both where in Studio 3-C to talk about it with KUHF’s Dean Dalton. Ms. Kovacic also played […]

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The Front Row, 4/19/2006

Posted on · Several Houston Symphony musicians played Beethoven in the KUHF performance studio today in anticipation of the next Chamber Music at the Cathedral concert. . . Flutist John Thorne, violinist Christopher Neal and Violist Joan DerHovsepian stopped by the studios to preview their upcomging performance on the Chamber Music at the Cathedral series. The recital is this […]

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Thursday on The Front Row

Posted on · Hear pianist Loreta Kovacic, Houston’s “Tortured Tendons Alchemist,” play live in the Houston Public Radio Studio, find out about a faculty dance performance at the University of Houston this weekend, and listen to two U. of H. writers read from their prose and poetry that is being published in the newest edition of the literary […]

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The Front Row, 4/17/2006

Posted on · Continuing our observance of National Poetry Month, Poet Nick Flynn read from some of his work and talked about the place of poetry in our current society. . . Poet Nick Flynn talked with KUHF’s Alison Young in our continuing series of features in honor of National Poetry Month. He is one of several readers on […]

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The Front Row, 4/14/2006

Posted on · Grammy Award winning country singer, and former Houstonian Larry Gatlin stopped by the program today. He stars in performances of The Will Rogers Follies this weekend in Galveston’s Grand 1894 Opera House. . . Country music star and University of Houston alumnus Larry Gatlin talked with KUHF’s Bob Stevenson. He stars in performances of The […]

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Monday on The Front Row

Posted on · Celebrate National Poetry Month with poet Nick Flynn who reads from his own work, meet the actor who plays the title character in Moliere’s farce The Miser, a joint production of Houston’s Alley Theatre and Theatre de la Jeune Lune of Minneapolis, and take a look at the current Perspectives exhibition at the Contemporary Arts […]

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Tuesday on The Front Row

Posted on · Hear music from “Godspell,” performed live in the studio by the cast of Marquerade Theater’s production of the Stephen Schwartz classic, find out how it feels to be portraying one of the best actors of all time from Wilbur Edwin Henry, who plays stage and screen titan Orson Welles at the Alley Theatre, and meet […]

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Wednesday on The Front Row

Posted on · You will meeet the character actor who has been playing Daddy Warbucks in Annie on Broadway and across the country for the past two decades; Conrad John Schuck is appearing in the musical at the Wortham Center just now.You can also enjoy concert performances recorded in the Houston area. You will meeet the character actor […]