The Front Row, 01/05/2007

Patrick Summers
Today, piper Paddy Moloney, the leader of The Chieftains, talks about the traditional Irish music he and his mates have been playing for more than forty year and Houston Grand Opera Music Director Patrick Summers talks about the performance of Verdi's I Puritani that he'll conduct this weekend at the Metronpolitan Opera and which will be tele-cast into movie theaters nationwide . . .

Piper and Penny Whistler Paddy Maloney is the founder and leader of the traditional irish folk band, The Chieftons. He joins KUHF's Bob Stevenson in Studio 3-C for a demonstration. Listen  Download 

Composer/Bassist Thomas Helton and pedal steel guitarist Susan Alcorn stop into the KUHF Performance Studio for a preview of the first of this season's Sunday Sonorities series at DiverseWorksListen  Download 

TFR host Dean Dalton chats with Houston Grand Opera Music Director Patrick Summers about the performance of Verdi's I Puritani that he'll conduct at New York's Metropolitan Opera and which will be telecast into movie theaters nationwide this Saturday. Listen  Download  

KUHF's All Things Considered host Rod Rice sits down with crime novelist Carol O'Connell to talk about her latest book Find Me.  Listen  Download