The Front Row, Monday, 10/13/2008

Maureen Patton is the Executive Director of Galveston's Grand 189 Opera House. She joins us to detail the damage done to the century-old building by Hurricane Ike and talks about how the storm has affected The Grand's performance schedule over the next couple of months...
Executive Director Maureen Patton of Galveston's Grand 1894 Opera House chats with TFR Producer Bob Stevenson about the damge done by Hurricane Ike and the changes to the upcoming performing schedule of her venerable institution. Listen. Download.

TFR host St. John Flynn chats with Faculty Artist Brian Connelly from Rice University's Shepherd School of Music in anticipation of the next concert in the series of programs he has called Heaven and Earth celebrating the 100th anniversary of Messiaen's birth. Listen. Download.

Michael Lowe is the Founding Artistic director of the Houston Chamber Symphony. He is joined by mezzo-soprano soloist Sonja Bruzauskas for a conversation about the season-opening concert The Voice of Mozart. Listen. Download.