The Front Row, 02/16/2007

Antoine Plante and Mercury Baroque in Studio 3-C
Members of Mercury Baroque are live in the KUHF Performance studio on this edition of The Front Row. They perform a piece by French Baroque composer Jean-Fery Rebel which will serve as the prelude for the ensemble's fully-staged production of Rameau's one-act opera-ballet Pygmalion and we talk Matthew Dirst of Ars Lyrica and Anthony Brandt from Musiqa about their collaborative concert efforts. . .

Ars Lyrica Director Matthew Dirst and President Anthony Brandt of the contemporary music group Musiqa talk with TFR host Dean Dalton about the join concert of French music Portraits d'Amour -Portraits of Love.  Listen  Download 

Members of Mercury Baroque gather in the KUHF Performance Studio for a preview of some of the French Baroque music they'll perform in collaboration with the New York Baroque Dance Co. when they present Jean-Phillipe Rameau's Pygmallion.  Listen  Download 

African-American artist Sam Gilliam talks about his work which is currently on display in the exhibition Sam Gilliam: A Retrospective at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston.  Listen  Download  *Extended Interview*