The Front Row, Friday, 1/23/2009

American composer Joan Tower joins us in the KUHF Performance Studio. She discusses her newest Piano Trio, Rain Waves, which is performed this evening on SYZYGY new-music concert at Rice University, celebrating Ms. Tower's 70th birthday...
Composer Joan Tower is in the KUHF Performance Studio with clarinetist Carlo Cordeiro of the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University. Syzygy: New Music at Rice presents a 70th birthday concert in her honor this evening. Listen. Download.

Dancer Chris Thomas from UrgeWorks and dancer-choreographer Ray Dones of Uptown Dance talk with KUHF's Catherine Lu about the program Triple Focus. It's part of the ongoing Dance Month at the Jewish Community Center. Listen. Download.

Pianist Helen Sung performs in Studio 3-C in anticipation of her appearance at the Trinity Jazz Festival. Percussionist Tim Tull is the Festival organizer and he joins in the conversation with KUHF's Eric Ladau. Listen. Download.