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TTU Opera Theatre Presents Mozart's "The Magic Flute" This Weekend

The Texas Tech University Opera Theatre is presenting Mozart's "The Magic Flute" tonight, Friday night, Saturday night, and Sunday afternoon at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center Theater. The conductor is a world famous artist who has a long history with "The Magic Flute" going back many decades through Europe and the Americas. He's our guest on the Front Row today. On today's edition of the Front Row we are at the Texas Tech University School of Music where we have a very special guest with...

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The Texas Tech University Opera Theatre is presenting Mozart's "The Magic Flute" tonight, Friday night, Saturday night, and Sunday afternoon at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center Theater. The conductor is a world famous artist who has a long history with "The Magic Flute" going back many decades through Europe and the Americas. He's our guest on the Front Row today.

Roberto Goyeneche & Cuarteto Tanguero

Tanda 1 – Goyeneche with Horacio Salgan
Por El Comino
Siga El Corso
Pan
Margarita Gauthier

Tanda 2 – Goyeneche with Anibal Troilo
Como se Pianta la Vida
El Metejon
Barrio Probre
Aguante Casimiro

Tanda 3 – Goyeneche/Piazzolla
Balada Para un Loco
La Ultima Curda
Chiquilin de Bachin

Tanda 4 – Cuarteto Tanguero Guapeando
Chique
Mi Buenos Aires
Guapeando
La Yumba
Patetico

West Texas Wind

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The Texas Tech University School of Theatre and Dance is currently producing the play, "Hay Fever" by Noël Coward. We sit down with Dean Nolen, the head of acting and directing to talk about this production. Listen below or on the NPR One app!

The production is this weekend on Thursday the 13th through Sunday the 16th. Thursday through Saturday at 7:30PM, and Sunday at 2PM.

One of the Texas Tech University School of Music's wind ensembles is heading to the College Band Directors National Association Convention. It's quite an honor, they'll have a home concert before they leave. We'll have all the details on today's show.

On today's edition of The Front Row, we are in the Texas Tech University School of Music, in the office of Dr. Eric Allen who is associate director of bands. We are also joined by Dr. Lisa Garner Santa who is professor of flute here at Texas Tech School of Music.

The Texas Tech University School of music presents a world premiere concerto Saturday night featuring world-class artists who will also record work while in Lubbock. Listen to all the details on today's edition of The Front Row!

Angel Vargas & Angel D‘Agostino

 

Tanda 1

Cafe Dominguez

A Pan y Agua

Cuartito Azul

Caricias

 

Tanda 2

Cascabelito

Carnival de Mi Barrio

Res Esquinas

Muchacho

 

Tanda 3

Ahora No Me Conoces

Zapatito de Razo

El Cocherito

Adios Arrabal

A Quien le Puede Importar

 

Tanda 4

Cantando Olvidare

El Cornetin del Tranvia

Asi Era el Tango

De Corte Criollo

Demasiado Tarde

 

West Texas Blues

The Texas Tech University Presidential Lecture and Performance Series gets its Spring season underway this Friday evening with a concert in the Allen Theater on the Texas Tech campus. On today's edition of The Front Row, we are in the office of Dóri Bosnyák, who is the director of the Presidential Lecture and Performance Series here at Texas Tech University. Listen to her full interview below for more details about this week's show.

The show is Friday, February 7th at 7PM. Tickets available online.

Music Crossroads of Texas

West Texas Jazz Part 2

1. Humble Stumble – Clay Jenkins

2. Dancing Wildebeests – Clay Jenkins

3. I Have A Feeling I’ve Been Here Before – Joni Janak

4. The Way You Look Tonight – Joni Janak

5. Waltz for a Happy Fool – Larry Hammett

6. King Fu Song – Larry Hammett

7. Goodbye, Gatsby – The Wallace Townsend Quartet

8. Untitled Bossa #3 - The Wallace Townsend Quartet

9. Sunset – Mary Jane Benner

10. Crystal Silence – Mary Jane Benner

11. Sunrise in Malawi – Tom Braxton

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