The Front Row, 12/08/2006

Radio City Chrismas Spectacular Takes Houston by Storm!
Today we get the inside scoop on the Houston debut performances of New York's Radio City Christmas Spectacular as we hear from Executive Director John Bonanni. There are 58 performances of that holiday extravaganza - Rockettes and all(!) - being given at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts. . .

Larry Rachleff conducts the Shepherd School Symphony Orchestra in the final movement from the Symphony No.7 in d-minor, Op.70. The SSSO plays tonight in Rice University's Stude Concert Hall.   Listen  Download 

Bassoonist Benjamin Kamins and Jeff Robinson join TFR host Dean Dalton in the KUHF Performance Studio for a performance of some of the music that will be featured on the upcoming family concert Stop, Look and Listen!, which is being presented by Da Camera of Houston.   Listen  Download 

Executive Director John Bonnani of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular talks with TFR Producer Bob Stevenson about the longstanding tradition of Christmas at Radio City Music Hall, the Rockettes and the 58 performance in Houston which are almost all Sold Out.  Listen  Download