The Front Row, Monday, 04/07/2008

Today young Chinese pianist, Sa Chen, gives us a live preview of the recital she'll play tomorrow afternoon at the Centrum in Spring.  Also, our own Houston Public Radio Chamber Ensemble makes its radio debut, playing movements of pieces they'll perform tonight at Rienzi, the Museum of Fine Arts Houston's European Decorative Arts Center in River Oaks...
Sa Chen, one of China's leading pianists, joins Catherine Lu for an interview and performance in studio 3C.  She will play a solo recital tomorrow afternoon at The Centrum in Spring, part of the Promenade Concert Series presented by the Cypress Creek Foundation for the Arts and Community Enrichment.   Listen.   Download.

Our own Houston Public Radio Chamber Ensemble previews its free recital this evening at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston's house museum, Rienzi.  They will play movements from a Flute Trio by Beethoven's female contemporary, Louise Farrenc and the Piano Quintet of Robert Schumann, both of which pieces they'll perform in their entirety.   Listen.   Download.