The Front Row, Tuesday, 6/16/2009

We meet violinist Gao Can, Fourth Prize winner of the 2009 Houston Symphony Ima Hogg Young Artist Competition! We also hear Mr. Gao's Finals-Round performance of Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 5. Plus, Dancepatheatre Artistic Director Sara Draper describes Memories of Spain.
Host St.John Flynn goes backstage at Stude Concert Hall to chat with 27 year-old Chinese violinist Gao Can [pictured], as he prepares for the Finals Round of the 2009 Houston Symphony Ima Hogg Young Artist CompetitionListen  Download

Violinist Gao Can went on to win the Jean Whitbread Kucera Fourth Prize at the Ima Hogg Competition for this performance of Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 5.  Recorded live during the Finals Round on June 6, 2009 at Stude Concert Hall, Mr. Gao is accompanied by the Houston Symphony & conductor Christoph CampestriniListen

Artistic Director & Choreographer Sarah Draper talks with producer Bob Stevenson about her Dancepatheatre's production, Memories of Spain, coming to the Hobby Center's Zilkha Hall on Saturday, June 20, 8pm.  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...