The Front Row, Friday, 03/19/2010

Guest Conductor Hannu Lintu (pictured) and cello soloist Alban Gerhardt chat about this weekend's Houston Symphony concerts, featuring Sibelius' Symphony No.2 and Prokofiev's Sinfonia Concertante for Cello and Orchestra...
Finnish guest-conductor Hannu Lintu conducts the Houston Symphony in Beethoven's Leonore Overture No. 3 and the Sibelius Symphony No.2. And, the young German virtuoso, Alban Gerhardt, is the soloist in Sergei Prokofiev's Sinfonia Concertante for Cello and Orchestra. Lintu and Gerhardt chat with Dean Dalton about the program.  Listen Download

The early music ensemble, Ars Lyrica Houston, celebrates the change of the seasons with a program of French Baroque delicacies, Springtime in Paris. Musicians from Ars Lyrica gather in the Geary Performance Studio for a preview session hosted by KUHF's St. John Flynn.  Listen Download

Writer Chang-rae Lee  discusses his novel, The Surrendered, in a public literary program presented by the Asia Society Texas Center Sunday afternoon at Four O'Clock in Herring Hall. He gets the discussion starte with KUHF's St. John Flynn.  Listen Download