The Front Row, 05/10/2006

Photo: Pam Francis
First Soloist Leticia Oliveira stopped by to talk about dancing the role of Giselle in upcomig performances presented by Houston Ballet. . .

One of the most celebrated roles in the entire romantic repertoire, Giselle is the betrayed-bride-turned-forgiving-ghost portrayed in performances by the Houston Ballet at Miller Outdoor Theatre this Friday and Saturday night at 8:00. Ms. Oliveira talked about her experience with this role with KUHF's Alison Young. Audio here. 

Executive Director Janette Cosley and Actress Nicole Ford talked with Dean Dalton about the revival production of George C. Wolfe's The Colored Museum presented by Houston's Ensemble Theater. Performances run through May 21st. More information is at http://www.ensemblehouston.com/. Audio here. 

Also in the studio today where Director Sondra Tucker and ringers Ruth Seiwell and Ben Harris of The Houston Bronze Ensemble. The proffesional level bell choir offers it's Spring 2006 Concert this Friday night  at the University of St. Thomas. More information is at http://www.houstonbronze.com/.  Audio here. 

Finally, KUHF's Eric Ladau talked with Artistic Director Sue Schroder of the CORE Performance Company. That group presents Absence/Presence, a program of new pieces created specifically to complement the exhibition Joseph Havel: A Deacde of Sculpture, 1996 - 2006, tomorrow for the monthly Artful Thursday event presented by the Museum of FIne Arts and Housotn Public Radio. More information is at http://www.mfah.org/. Audio here.