The Front Row, Monday, 04/21/2009

Today, we speak with Phillip Setzer, violinist with the internationally-acclaimed Emerson String Quartet. Mr. Setzer and his colleagues play pieces by Mozart, Webern, Prokofiev and Dvorák in the season's concluding Houston Friends of Music chamber recital, tomorrow evening in Rice University's Stude Concert Hall...
Violinist Phillip Setzer of the Emerson String Quartet speaks with KUHF's St. John Flynn regarding the the program that his ensemble  will play tomorrow night in Stude Concert Hall for Houston Friends of Music. Listen. Download.

Irish balladeer Danny O'Flaherty performs five times this weekend at the Houston International Festival's 2009 "Salute to Ireland" in Sam Houston Park, Tranquility Park and the Square around downtown Houston's City Hall. He'll be on the H-E-B Cultural Stage. O'Flaherty performs some of his music in teh Geary Performance Studio. Listen. Download.

This evening at 7:30 in the Cullen Theater of downtown Houston's Wortham Center, Inprint, Incorporated, presents its final Brown Reading Series program of the season, featuring our guest, popular non-fiction writer, Bill Bryson. He reads from a number of his many books, including the most recent, Shakespeare: The World As Stage, and he'll be interviewed -- on stage -- by Houston writer, journalist, and teacher, Michael Berryhill. Bryson speaks with St. John Flynn. Listen. Download.