The Front Row, 09/26/2007

Mary Jayne Raleigh
Singers from the Houston Grand Opera Studio sing in KUHF's Performance Studio. They perform songs by American and Russian composers, as they preview the first of this year's salon concerts at Rienzi, the Museum of Fine Arts Houston's house museum and decorative arts center in River Oaks. We also hear from Mary Jayne Raleigh who is starring in the current touring production of Mamma Mia . . .

Ian Garrett is the producer for DiverseWorks who is responsible for that organizations participation in Pulitzer-Prize winning playwright Suzan Lori Parks year-long 365 Days/365 Plays. He talks about it with KUHF's Bob Stevenson.  Listen  Download   

Jamie Barton and Maria Markina are singers with the Houston Grand Opera Studio. They are joined by Music Director Kathleen Kelly in the KUHF Perofrmance Studio for a preview of the recital, Sarcasm and Spirituality: Songs from Modern Minds. It's the first of this years recitals by HGO studio members at Rienzi and happens Friday and Saturday evening at 7:30. Seating is limited and reservations are required. 713-639-7800.  Listen  Download  

Mary Jayne Raleigh plays Donna in the national touring production of Mamma Mia! It's at the Hobby Center for performances through Saturday.  Listen  Download