The Front Row, 06/28/2007

Roberto Diaz plays Harold in Italy with TMF Orchestra
We have representatives of three of our nations most prestigeous music schools. Joel Smirnoff of the Julliard School, Roberto Diaz of the Curtis Institute and Marcus Karl Maroney of the Moores School of Music discuss the Saturday evening program of the Texas Music Festival Orchestra that they will all participate on . . .

Roberto Diaz has been a violist with several of the country's great orchestras and is now the President and CEO of the Curtis School of Music. Joel Smirnoff is the violinist of the Julliard Quartet who is also now a conductor. Marcus Karl Maroney is a faculty composer at the University of Houston's Moores School of Music. All of three of these distinguished musicians and pedagogues gatther in the KUHF Studio's to talk with TFR host Dean Dalton about this Saturday's concert by the Texas Music Festival Orchestra.  Listen  Download 

David Trendell is the chapel organist at King's College in London. He stops into the KUHF Performance Studio with a vocal quartet from London's oldest church, Saint Bartholomew the Great. These musicians are in town for the fourth biennial Tudor Music Workshop presented by Chorus Angelorum at Our Lady of Walsingham Anglican Rite Catholic Church.   Listen  Download   

The Learning Channel's Paige Davis plays the title character Charity Hope Valentine in the national tour of the revival of the musical-comedy Sweet Charity. Theatre Under the Stars presents performances at the Hobby Center through July 8th.  Listen  Download