Galen Wixson

Donato Cabrera and Galen Wixson visit with the Front Row about their upcoming performances.
Kaysie Ellingson

The Lubbock Symphony Orchestra presents concerts this weekend at the Civic Center. Joining the Front Row on this episode to talk about the upcoming performances is Galen Wixson, Director of the LSO and guest conductor, Donato Cabrera.

Donato Cabrera, tell us about yourself.

Galen Wixson and David Cho, of the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra (LSO), join the front row to discuss the upcoming performance of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony.

The LSO is launching it’s master works season with concerts this weekend. Tell us about it, unpack the details.

Wixson: This weekend, Friday and Saturday evening at the Lubbock Civic Center, we will be presenting Beethoven’s ninth symphony, the choral. It’s a tremendous musical experience and the ultimate Beethoven symphony. As a cellist it’s one of my favorite works. We’re really excited.

Galen Wixson playing the cello.
Kaysie Ellingson

Galen Wixson, President and CEO of Lubbock Symphony Orchestra, joins us on this episode of The Front Row to discuss their upcoming performance season and also gives a special performance of his own.

Your new season, titled “Imagine: Our Music, Your Canvas,” strikes a connection between art and music. Is that what you had in mind?