The Front Row, 04/13/2007

Carlo Rizzi
Carlo Rizzi is one of the most in-demand opera conductors and is making his local debut as music-director of Houston Grand Opera's new staging of Verdi's Aida. In addition to conversation with Rizzi we hear from pianist Hans Boepple in anticipation of his upcoming recital on the Town and Country campus of Houston Community College . . .

Maestro Carlo Rizzi talks with TFR host Dean Dalton. Rizzi makes his company debut in performances of the new Houston Grand Opera staging of Verdi's Aida.  Listen  Download   

Pianist Hans Boepple made his cocnert debut with the LA Philharmonic at age 10, graduated from Indiana University, and has taught at California's Santa Clara University since 1978. He plays in Houston this Sunday on the Town and Country campus of Houston Community College.  Listen  Download  

Authors Andrew Brininstool and Jericho Brown are fellows in the University of Houston Creative Writing Program and will read on the next event presented as part of the Gulf Coast Reading Series.  Listen  Download