The Front Row, Wednesday, 03/17/2010

Singers from Opera Vista and Artistic Director Viswa Subbaraman perform live for us, previewing the 2010 Opera Vista Festival! They treat us to excerpts from last year's competition winner, Anorexia Sacra by Danish composer, Line Tjørnhøj, who also joins us...
In an interview recorded late last year with Sara Draper, Artistic Director of Dancepatheatre and Raúl Orlando Edwards, Artistic Director of Houston's Foundation for Modern Music chat with KUHF's St. John Flynn about the originally-scheduled première of their organizations' collaborative dance-and-improvised-music piece, Letters You Wrote. The project's debut, postponed because of the snowstorm that hit the region at the beginning of December, will finally take place … tomorrow night at 8:00PM at the historic Magnolia Ballroom.  Listen Download

Houston's 2010 Opera Vista Festival begins and ends with world-première performances of the winning entry in last year's Opera Vista Competition, Line Tjørnhøj's Anorexia Sacra. It will be presented both this Saturday and next Saturday evening at 7:30 at the Live Oak Friends Meeting House in the Heights.  Listen Download

KUHF's Meghan Hendley, speaks with artist Lisa Qualls and, before that, with artist Katy Anderson and artist-curator, Karine Parker-Lemoyne.  Their works are featured, along with those of seven other international artists, in the exhibition, Metamorphosis Métamorphose Metamorfosis, presented by RougeArt and Et Voilà Theatre … and on display THROUGH THIS SATURDAY ONLY at Talento Bilingüe de HoustonListen Download