The Front Row, Friday, 1/30/2009

Living legend Maya Angelou — acclaimed writer, performer, activist — chats about her remarkable life & career. Members of Col Canto perform live for us! And we preview Songs of the Earth, Da Camera's program celebrating Asian & Western classical music traditions.
Producer Bob Stevenson talks by phone with Dr. Maya Angelou, whose latest book is Letter to My Daughter, in anticipation of her Houston appearance on the Brilliant Lecture SeriesListen  Download

Tenor Jason Oby, Artistic Director of Col Canto, and soprano Tracy Rhodus perform songs from Shades of Twilight, Lines of Gold, as musicologist Dr. Yvonne Kendall discusses this concert program of works for voice and string quartet.  Also in the studio are violinist Kurt Johnson & pianist Jane Perkyns.  St.John Flynn hosts the live session. 
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Da Camera of Houston's Artistic Director Sarah Rothenberg and guest conductor Gregory Vajda chat with KUHF's Catherine Lu about Songs of the Earth, an "East meets West"-inspired program of works by Debussy, Mahler and Zhou Long. 
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Catherine Lu

Content Producer & Announcer

Catherine Lu joined KUHF in October 2004. Since then, she has been hosting the Classical 91.7's Afternoon Concert and sharing her favorite music with listeners...