The Front Row, 1/07/2008

Michael Bukhman
Meet award-winning pianist & Houston native Michael Bukhman! A graduate of HISD's High School for the Performing and Visual Arts and the Oberlin Conservatory, Michael is currently pursing his doctorate at New York's Juilliard School. We devote the entire hour to the virtuosity of this rising young pianist . . .

Dean Dalton welcomes pianist Michael Bukhman to the studio, where he performs Franz Joseph Haydn's Piano Sonata in A-flat major, Hob. XVI:46.   Listen  Download

Our mini-recital continues with Leos Janacek's Piano Sonata in e-flat minor, "From the Street" (1905).  Michael Bukhman performs on KUHF's concert-grand Steinway piano.   Listen  Download

Michael and Dean talk about the growing popularity of the music of Russian composer Nikolai Kapustin (b. 1937), and we enjoy a performance of his jazz-inflected Variations for Piano.   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...