Arte Publico

Classical 91.7-Arte Público Press Author of the Month: Sarah Cortez

Posted on · Author Sarah Cortez has been selected as this month's Classical 91.7/Arte Público Press Author of the Month. In the next installment of a series of monthly features, and in anticipation of her May 8th appearance at Murder by the Book, Classical 91.7's Eric Ladau spoke with Ms. Cortez.

The Front Row

The Front Row, Thursday, 04/30/2009

Posted on · Today, we preview the brand-new opera, Brief Encounter, by Grammy and Academy-Award-winning composer, pianist and conductor, André Previn. It opens tomorrow night at the Wortham Center, where it's being presented by Houston Grand Opera, and we speak with The Man Himself — André Previn — along with librettist and director, John Caird ... soprano Elizabeth Futral ... and baritone Nathan Gunn ... each of them sharing their particular insights on this World Première production, based on a play and film scripted by Noel Coward. ...

The Front Row

The Front Row, Wednesday, 04/29/2009

Posted on · Conductor Leonard Slatkin stops by the program today. He is joined by composer Roberto Sierra, soprano Heidi Grant Murphy and baritone Thomas Meglioranza for a discussion with KUHF's Dean Dalton about Sierra's Missa Latina which is receiving it's Texas premiere this weekend in concerts with the Houston Symphony...

The Front Row

The Front Row, Thursday, 04/02/2009

Posted on · We get a taste of "Subversive Jazz" from visiting trumpeter Tim Hagans and Houston's Core Trio, as they join forces with the Michele Brangwen Dance Ensemble for a concert Saturday night at the Barnvelder Theatre featuring a program of original, improvised music paired with spontaneous dance works. Today we hear a preview from the Geary Performance Studio...

UH Moment

UH Moment: “Pay It Forward”

Posted on · How do you express gratitude for the success in your professional life, especially when that success comes through the help of someone else?  You pay it forward.  Listen to this week's UH Moment.

The Front Row

The Front Row, Tuesday, 04/21/2009

Posted on · Producer and actress Christina Mauro talks about her film, Stellina Blue, in which she plays the title character. The movie has its Texas Premiere tonight at the AMC 30 Theatre on Dunvale; it's one of the 56 new feature-length independent films being screened at this year's WorldFest — the Houston International Film Festival...

The Front Row

The Front Row, Monday, 04/21/2009

Posted on · Today, we speak with Phillip Setzer, violinist with the internationally-acclaimed Emerson String Quartet. Mr. Setzer and his colleagues play pieces by Mozart, Webern, Prokofiev and Dvorák in the season's concluding Houston Friends of Music chamber recital, tomorrow evening in Rice University's Stude Concert Hall...

The Front Row

The Front Row, Thursday, 04/16/2009

Posted on · Houston Grand Opera Studio alumnus, baritone Scott Hendricks, and Met Opera National Council Auditions winner, tenor Eric Cutler, give us a preview of H-G-O's new production of Verdi's Rigoletto plus some perspective on their respective roles as the opera's title-character and his boss, the licentious Duke of Mantua...