The Front Row, 11/09/2007

Abbey Simon
Pianist Abbey Simon plays on the new KUHF steinway Concert Grand Piano. He also talks about the 25th annual International Piano Festival. And, we hear from Houston Symphony Music Director Hans Graf as discusses an all-Austrian program of music he'll conduct this weekend in Jones Hall. . .

Founder and Executive Director Alicia Lawyer stops by the KUHF Studios with Guest Conductor Lavard Skou-Larsen and Bassoonist Kristin Wolfe Jensen. They discuss theupcoming concert presented by the River Oaks Chamber Orchestra with KUHF's Chris Johnson.  Listen  Download 

Founder Martin Engstroem is founder of the UBS Verbier Music Festival. He chats with TFR Producer Bob Stevenson as UBS Verbier Festival Orchestra prepares for it's concert in Houston. Charles Dutoit will conduct and Martha Argerich will perform in the Piano Concerto No. 3 by Sergei Prokofiev. Listen  Download  

Music Director Hans Graf talks with KUHF's Chris Johnson about the all Austrian program he conducts this weekend. The Houston Symphony presents music by Berg, Zemlinsky and Mozart in performaces this weekend in Jone Hall.  Listen  Download