The Front Row, 11/12/2007

"Sublime" Poet Elizabeth Alexander
Pulitzer Prize-nominated poet Elizabeth Alexander reads from her work and chats about the art of poetry. We also enjoy two musical performances! Members of the Greenbriar Consortium perform chamber music from tomorrow night's concert. And musicians from AURA, the Moores School's contemporary ensemble, play music by Austin composer Donald Grantham.

Houston Symphony oboist Anne Leek and distinguished free-lance pianist Vania Pimental perform music by Edvard Grieg and preview the upcoming concert by the Greenbriar Consortium.  The concert is part of the Channing Concert Series at First Unitarian Universalist Church and will be tomorrow evening, 7:30pm.  Listen  Download  

TFR Technical Director Chris Johnson interviews the artists involved in Immaculate Fantasies, tonight's concert by AURA Contemporary Music Ensemble.  In the studio are AURA director Rob Smith, prize-winning composer Donald Gratham and University of Houston musicians Evan Leslie (cello), Jessica Graybill (piano) & Professor Howard Pollock (piano).  AURA performs tonight, 7:30pm, at the UH Moores Opera House.  Listen  Download  

Poet, playwright & essayist Elizabeth Alexander chats with KUHF's Catherine Lu about her collection, American Sublime.  Professor Alexander reads tonight, 7:30pm, at the Alley Theatre, as presented by the Inprint Brown Reading Series.  Listen  Download  

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Catherine Lu

Content Producer & Announcer

Catherine Lu joined KUHF in October 2004. Since then, she has been hosting the Classical 91.7's Afternoon Concert and sharing her favorite music with listeners...