The Front Row, 12/21/2007

Matthew Dirst talks with KUHF's Dean Dalton in Studio 3-C
Matthew Dirst is the Artistic Director of Ars Lyrica Houston. He stops by the KUHF Studios to chat about that ensemble's New Year's Eve concert at the Hobby Center. "Clandestine Classics" is a program of little known vocal and instrumental works by the two most highly regarded composers of the Baroque era, George Frideric Handel and Johann Sebastian Bach. . .

Artistic Director Matthew Dirst talks with TFR host Dean Dalton about the New Year's Eve concert called Clandestine Classics. It's an annual offering from Ars Lyrica Houston which is presented at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts.  Listen  Download

Tour Producer Akiva Talmi tells us what's different about the Russian version of The Nutcracker, which his ensemble, the Moscow Ballet, will present New Year's weekend at the Stafford Centre in Fort Bend County.   Listen  Download

Author Deanna Raybourn has a new book out in her series of "Lady Julia Gray" mysteries. Raybourn will read from and sign copis of Silent in the Sanctuary tonight at 6:00 at Murder by the Book.  Listen  Download