The Front Row, Thursday, 4/8/2010

Houston Symphony guest conductor Christian Arming & violin soloist James Ehnes [pictured] chat with us. Poet Edward Hirsch reads from his collection, The Living Fire. We preview the new documentary, For the Sake of the Song, and we check out the video art installation, Zoosphere.
KUHF's Dean Dalton sits down in the studio with Vienna-born conductor Christian Arming & Grammy-winning violinist James Ehnes [photo courtesy of www.jamesehnes.com].  The two guest artists preview their program with the Houston Symphony (April 8, 10 & 11): Barber's Violin Concerto, Shostakovich's Symphony No. 5 and Tchaikovsky's Romeo & Juliet Fantasy OvertureListen  Download

We celebrate April as National Poetry Month with distinguished poet & former Houstonian, Edward Hirsch.  KUHF's Catherine Lu talks with Dr. Hirsch, who reads from his latest collection, The Living Fire: New & Selected PoemsListen  Download

Local filmmakers Jim Barham & Bruce Bryant chat with TFR producer Bob Stevenson about their new documentary, For the Sake of the Song: The Story of Anderson Fair, which will be screened at the 43rd Annual Houston International Film Festival - WorldFestListen  Download  *Extended Interview*

Visual artist Allison Hunter shows Bob Stevenson around her video installation, Zoosphere, on view through April 17 (in conjunction with FotoFest 2010 Biennial) at DiverseWorksListen  Download  *Extended Interview*
Bio photo of Catherine Lu

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...