The Front Row, Monday, 02/08/2010

Rising opera star, mezzo-soprano Blythe Gaissert and pianist William Hobbs perform arias and songs from Sing for Hope: Under A Golden Moon, a recital they give tonight, benefitting Bering Omega Community Services...
Houston's Wordsmyth Theater Company, in collaboration with the Actor's Gym, presents a staged reading of Matthew Gutschick's drama, The Incredible Flying Machine, directed by Rob Kimbro. There's one performance, this evening at 7:00PM at Main Street Theater's Chelsea Market playhouse on Montrose Boulevard, adjacent to the Southwest Freeway. Admission is free. Kimbro and Gutschick chat about the reading with KUHF's Catherine Lu.  Listen Download

Mezzo-Soprano Blythe Gaissert and pianist William Hobbs present Sing for Hope: Under the Golden Moon, a recital of arias, art songs and solo piano pieces, benefitting the programs for people living with
HIV/AIDS of Houston's Bering-Omega Community Services. The concert is this evening at 7:30PM in the Performing Arts Center on the Spring Branch campus of Houston Community College Northwest. Gaissert and Hobbs join KUHF's Chris Johnson in the Geary Performance Studio for a preview session.  Listen Download

*In an excerpt that did NOT make it to the radio today, hear pianist William Hobbs play a nocturne by American composer Lowell Liebermann here.*

KUHF's Meghan Hendley speaks with artist David Fulton at Thom Andriola's New Gallery on Colquitt Street, along Houston's Gallery Row, where Abbey Road, the exhibition of Mr. Fulton's "veil paintings" is on view through next Tuesday, February 16th.  Listen Download