The Front Row, Tuesday, 02/09/2010

Choreographer and Artistic Director, Dominic Walsh, talks about his unique setting of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet as a contemporary ballet. And, we hear a live performance of excerpts from the production's score, which uses an amalgamation of pieces by Vivaldi arranged by Antoine Plante, Artistic Director of Mercury Baroque, and performed by that ensemble...
KUHF's Bob Stevenson chats with violinist Maria Bachman and pianist Jon Klibinoff about the concert they will present this evening for Houston Friends of Chamber Music. Cellist Alexis Pia Gerlach joins her colleagues on stage, this evening at Eight O'Clock in Stude Concert Hall at Rice University's Shepherd School of Music, when the Trio Solisti performs works written and arranged for violin, cello and piano by Sergei Rachmaninov, Astor Piazzolla, Joaquín Turina and Johannes Brahms.  Listen Download  Extended Interview

KUHF's Catherine Lu chats with choreographer Dominic Walsh of Dominic Walsh Dance Theater, and welcomes Music Director Antoine Plainte, along with members of Mercury Baroque to Geary Performance Studio, as we preview the collaborative presentation of a new opera-ballet version of Romeo and Juliet.  Listen Download  Extended Interview with Dominic Walsh

The monthly Reading Series sponsored by the literary journal, NANO Fiction, presents poet Laurie Clements Lambeth and Greg Oaks. They'll share additional samples of their recent work, this evening at 7:30PM at Kaboom Books. KUHF's Catherine Lu sits down for a conversation with both authors.  Listen Download