The Front Row, 11/16/2007

2008 Texas Poet Laureate, Larry D. Thomas
Pianist Sohyoung Park performs music by Schumann and Beethoven on the new KUHF Steinway Concert Grand Piano. She'll open the season of performances for the West Side Piano Recital season. We also talk with the 2008 Texas State Poet Laureate, Houstonian, Larry D. Thomas. . .

Pianist Sohyoung Park is an artist/teacher at Rice University's Shepherd School of Music. She will inaugurate the season for the West Side Piano Recital Series at Houston Community College Northwest this Sunday afternoon and she plays some of her program and talks about it with KUHF's Chris Johnson.  Listen  Download  

Richard Elliott is one of the four organists at the Mormon Tabernacle in Salt Lake City. He is in Houston this weekend for a performance at Saint Martin's Episcopal Church and talks about his concert with KUHF's Catherine Lu.  Listen  Download

Larry D. Thomas is the first Houstonian in 20 years to be acknowledged as the Texas State Poet Laureate. He will read some of his work tomorrow at 11:30 at Canyon Cafe as part of the Houston Writers' Festival presented by the local publisher known as neoNuma Arts. He reads a poema nd talkis with Catherine Lu.  Listen  Download