The Front Row, Thursday, 3/12/2009

Flutist Colleen Matheu Johnson & friends perform music by Mozart and contemporary Seattle-based composer, Ken Benshoof. Grammy Award-winning pianist Yefim Bronfman talks about the grandeur of Brahms' Piano Concerto No. 2. And we hear hilarious songs from Nursery School Musical, performed by Theater LaB Houston!
Flutist Colleen Matheu Johnson, violist Rene Salazar & cellist Barrett Sills are members of the Houston Ballet Orchestra; violinist Kurt Johnson, is a member of the Houston Symphony.  Together, they are the Oberon Ensemble!  Host St.John Flynn chats with the group, who give us a musical preview of their recital at the 2009 Houston Flute Festival at the UH Moores School of Music.  Listen  Download

Houston Symphony Music Director Hans Graf & guest piano soloist Yefim Bronfman [pictured above] chat about this weekend's concert program of the Mass in e minor by Anton Bruckner & Brahms' Piano Concerto No. 2.  Listen  Download

Producer Bob Stevenson hosts a studio session with the entire cast of Theater LaB Houston's production of Nursery School Musical.  The Directors & Singer-Actors treat us to outrageous numbers from this comedy about not-yet-potty-trained children and their doting parents.  Listen  Download
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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...