The Front Row, 2/22/2008

Violinist Rodica Oancea-Gonzalez and pianist Melissa Marsh perform excerpts from the concerto for those instruments by Felix Mendelssohn. It's a work that is on the next Houston Chamber Orcherstra program and members of Aura: Contemporary Music at the University of Houston gather in Studio 3-C for a performance of music by Pierre Jalbert and Peter Sculthorpe . . .

Violinist Rodica Oancea-Gonzales and pianist Melissa Marsh perform an excerpt of the Concerto for Violin, Piano and Orchestra by Felix Mendelssohn. They are joined for conversation by Music Director Michael Lowe in anticipation of the season-opennig concert by the Houston Chamber Orchestra.  Listen  Download

Pianist Brian Connelly chats with Dean Dalton about the next concert of the season for Context. There will be music performed on FOUR different pianos on the program, The Century of the Piano - The Nineteenth Century. It's this Sunday afternoon at Rice University.  Listen  Download 

Director Rob Smith, Composer Pierre Jalbert and student musicians from Aura: Contemporary Music at the University of Houston gather in KUHF's Performance Studio for a preview session hosted by KUHF's Chris Johnson. The next concert, Visions and Rituals happens Monday evening in the Moores Opera House.  Listen  Download