The Front Row, 2/27/2008

Houston Symphony Music Director Hans Graf talks with TFR host Dean Dalton about Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninov. Works by both of those composers are represented on this weekend's concerts in Jones Hall. We also hear from Sarah Rothenberg and soprano Lucy Shelton in anticipation of a DaCamera program of music by "Exiles in Paris" . . .

Music Director Hans Graf discusses music by Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninov with KUHF's Dean Dalton in anticipation of the next Houston Symphony concerts. Pianist Stephen Hough will join the orchestra as well, this weekend, in Jones Hall.  Listen  Download

Artistic Director Sarah Rothenberg and soprano Lucy Shelton are joined in the KUHF Performace Studio by pianist Timothy Hester and host Dean Dalton. They talk about and perform music from the upcoming Da Camera Houston program, Exiles in Paris, Part 1: Gertrude Stein, James Joyce and Friends. It's Friday evening at 8:00 in the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts.  Listen  Download 

Artistic Director Matthew Dirst chats about his edition of Alessandr Scarlatti's A Marian Feast. He and members of Ars Lyrica Houston will perform that work this Saturday in the Hobby Center's Zilkha Hall.   Listen  Download