The Front Row, 3/18/2008

Shepherd School of Music Faculty artists violinist, Kenneth Goldsmith, cellist Norman Fischer, and Jeanne Kierman Fischer play an excerpt from the program they play this evening at Rice University. We also hear from the cast of RatPack - Live at the Sands. It's currently on stage at Houston's Hobby Center for the Performing Arts . . .

Debra Dickinson is the director of the Opera Studies Program at Rice University's Shepherd School of Music. She talks with KUHF's Dean Dalton about the current production of Donizetti's L'Elisir d'amore. There are performances running through Monday in Stude Concert Hall.  Listen  Download

Shepherd School of Music faculty artists Kenneth Goldsmith and Norman and Jeanne Fischer gather inthe KUHF Performance Studio for a reading of some of the music that they will play this evening on the program Three for Three. It includes piano trios by Beethoven, Schumann and Henry Cowell.  Listen  Download

TFR Producer Bob Stevenson sits down wih cast member Stephyen Triffirr, David Hayes and Nigel Casey of The Rat Pack - Live at the Sands for a conversation about the show and the lives of the characters portreyed. Performances run through sunday in the Hobby Center.  Listen  Download