The Front Row, 02/14/2007

Jade Simmons, Clara Jung-Yang Shin, Neda Navaee
In addition to hearing the Grand Prize winner in the recent Houston Grand Opera/ Eleanor McCollum Competition for Young singers, we hear the final two "fabulous femmes" featured on this year's Impulse Artist series and take "A Walk through the park of French Paintings" from New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art currently on display at the MFAH . . .

Faith Sherman is the Grand Prize winner in the 2007 Houston Grand Opera/Eleanor McCollum Competition for Young Singers. Her prize winning performances in the Concert of Arias included those of Richard Strauss and W.A. Mozart.   Listen  Download 

Pianists Neda Navaee and Clara Jung-Yang Shin joined Impulse Artist Series Founder Jade Simmons for a discussion and preview performances related to the final concerts in this year's festival of emerging Texas-based female artists.   Listen  Download 

KUHF's Eric Ladau talks with Museum of Fine Arts Houston curator Helga Aurisch about the exhibition, A Walk through the Park of French Painting. It features paintings from the famed Metropolitan Museum in New York.  Listen  Download