The Front Row, Wednesday, 11/11/2009

Curator Richard Herskowitz talks about the 2009 Cinema Arts Festival Houston. We have a studio performance, previewing Aperio's next concert, Elemental Soundings: Asian Influences in American Music. And Portuguese fado songtress, Mariza, chats with us!
Producer Bob Stevenson talks with curator Richard Herskowitz about the inaugural Cinema Arts Festival Houston, which will feature new films by such notables as Tilda Swinton, Guillermo Arriaga & Richard Linklater, November 11 - 15, at multiple locations in the city.  Listen  Download

Host St.John Flynn joins Artistic Director & pianist Michael Zuraw and composer Thomas Osborne in the Geary Performance Studio for a musical preview of Elemental Soundings: Asian Influences in American Music, to be presented by Aperio Music: of the Americas: Thursday, November 12, 7pm at the Rothko Chapel (free).  Listen  Download

International singing sensation Mariza [photo by Isabel Pinto] chats by phone with Bob Stevenson about her speciality - the Portuguese tradition of "fado," the genre of songs that speak of longing, love, nostalgia.  Plus, we hear a track from her new CD, TerraSociety for the Performing Arts presents Mariza on Thursday, November 12, 8pm at Jones Hall.  Listen  Download  Extended Interview
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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...