The Front Row, 06/25/2007

Gudny Gudmunsdottir
We feature two performances from the KUHF Studios to start this week off on The Front Row. Icelandic vioinist Gudny Gudmunsdottir currently in-residence at the Texas Music Festival. She's joine by pianist Jeffery Cohen for a performance of Ravel's infamous Tzigane. We also have singers from the new Lone Star Lyric Theater Festival to preview more of their first season of performances . . .

Violinist Gudny Gudmonsdottir is the concertmistress of the Iceland Symphony Orchestra. She is currently in Houston for a week's worth of performances and masterclasses at the Texas Music Festival and stops into the KUHF Performance Studio for a performance of some favorite music for violin by Maurice Ravel. Houston-based flutist Christina Jennings is the curator of the program which is called Bohemian Rhapsody.  Listen  Download 

The cast of leaders responsible for the new Lone Star Lyric Theater Festival stop into Studio 3-C for a sampling of their two performances happening this weekend at Ovations. Frday night's feature is Henry Mollicone's operatic melodrama The Face on the Barroom Floor and Saturday night's feature is Robert Ward's Roman Fever.  Listen  Download