The Front Row, 03/23/2007

Brian Connelly
Shepherd School of Music faculty pianist Brian Connelly talks about some of the early 20th century U.S. composers who took Antonin Dvorak's advice to look to the continent's indigenous forms of folks song and dance if they wanted to create distinctly American music . . .

Ann Howard Jones is the Director of Choral Activities at Boston University and she will lead this weekend's Houston performance of the German Requiem by Johannes Brahms. The concert happens at the Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 18220 Upper Bay Rd.  Listen  Download 

Pianist Brian Connelly in a faculty artist at Rice University's Shepherd School of Music and a member f the organization Context. He talks with KUHF's Catherine Lu about the last of this season's programs called Dvorak and the New World.  Listen  Download   

Maria del Espadin is the Founder and Director of the Del Espadin Baile Espagnol flamenco dance troupe. She and visual artist John Mercado talk with TFR Producer Bob Stevenson about the Bayou City Art Festival.   Listen  Download