The Front Row, Thursday, 10/16/2008

Acclaimed soprano Ana Maria Martinez, and stage director, Leslie Halla Grayson, talk about Houston Grand Opera's season-opening production of two beloved, often paired operas: Mascagni's Cavalleria Rusticana and Leoncavallo's Pagliacci...
Stefan Mendl, the pianist of the Vienna Piano Trio, back in the Bayou City with his two musical colleagues to kick off the season for Houston Friends of Music, stops by the KUHF Studios to chat about tonight's program of Mozart, Smetana and Schubert with KUHF's Chris Johnson. Listen. Download.

Soprano Ana Maria Martinez and stage director Leslie Halla Grayson chat with TFR host St. John Flynn about the Houston Grand Opera production of two beloved, often paired operas: Mascagni's Cavalleria Rusticana and Leoncavallo's Pagliacci. Listen. Download.

Pianist Sarah Rothenburg is Artistic Director of Da Camera of Houston and she treats us to a performance of music by Chopin as she previews Da Camera's Saturday night concert Chopin in Paris: Epigraph for a Condemned Book, one of her special programs that explore the connections between music and literature. Listen. Download.