Friday on The Front Row

Today we jump into the pre-Christmas performance season, with visits from Michael Wilson whose adaptation of Dickens's "A Christmas Carol" is getting a fresh production at the Alley Theatre this year, and from two young Houston Ballet dancers who will be taking on the featured role of the Sugar Plum Fairy for the first time this year. We will also take a look at Calder the surrealist at the Menil Collection.

Today we jump into the pre-Christmas performance season, with visits from Michael Wilson whose adaptation of Dickens's "A Christmas Carol" is getting a fresh production at the Alley Theatre this year, and from two young Houston Ballet dancers who will be taking on the featured role of the Sugar Plum Fairy for the first time this year. We will also take a look at Calder the surrealist at the Menil Collection.

Bio photo of Dean Dalton

Dean Dalton

Host, Houston Symphony Broadcasts

Dean Dalton grew up in a musical family in a smallish town in Missouri. Having sung in church and school choirs from early on, he began to study piano at 8, and took up the viola at 11...