The Front Row, 12/20/2006

Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens
Today, a preview of Ars Lyrica Houston's New Year's Eve gala; we'll hear music by J.S. Bach for solo 'cello performed by Barrett Sills. Also, we take a tour of the seasonal decorations and installations on the grounds of the Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens. . .

Piffaro - formerly the Philadelphia Renaissance Wind Band - perform 4 Christmas Villancicos from 16th century Spain with help from soprano Laura Heimes. Listen  Download 

Artistic Director Matthew Dirst of Ars Lyrica Houston joins 'cellist Barrett Sills in the KUHF Performance Studio for a preview of the New Year's Eve gala program Biber, Bach and Bubbly. Listen  Download 

KUHF's Catherine Lu joins Education Director Kathleen O'Connor for a tour of the seasonal decorations and installations at the Bayou Bend Collection and GardensListen  Download   *Extended Interview*