The Front Row, 02/12/2007

Austin's Angels in Studio 3-C
We're joined by the all-female string trio known as Austin's Angels as their join pianist Jade Simmons in the Performance Studio for a preview of the opening concert of the Impulse Artist Series festival of chamber music performed by emerging young Texas-based female classical musicians; and we hear arias sung by mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton, the third prize winner in the HGO Eleanor MCCollum Competition for young singers. . .

Mezzo-Soprano Jamie Barton took home the third prize in this year's Eleanor McCollum Competition for Young Singers given by Houston Grand Opera. Her prize-winning performances at the final-round Concert of Arias included arias by Massenet and Handel.   Listen  Download 

Pianist Jade Smith and members of the trio known as Austin's Angels join TFR host Dean Dalton for a live preview of some of the music offered on the concert Pretty in Piazolla which kicks off this years Impulse Artist Series of chamber music recitals featuring emerging young Texas-based female artists.  Listen  Download 

KUHF's Catherin Lu talks with curator Clint Willour and artists Mick Johnson, Thedra Cullar-Ledford and Doug Cason about the exhibitions A Way with Words and Book Works. They are currently on view at the Galveston Arts Center.  Listen  Download   *Extended Interview*