The Front Row, 07/03/2007

The Ensemble Theatre's grand finale this 30th-Anniversary Season is "One Monkey Don't Stop No Show," and we'll hear more about this comedy about the wacky Harrison family. Starting off today's program are two pieces of music in honor of tomorrow's great American holiday, July 4th . . .

Horst Foerster conducts the Texas Music Festival Orchestra, featuring tenor John Weinel, in this world-premiere performance of We Hold These Truths... by Houston composer Jefferson Todd Frazier.  Recorded on June 25, 2005 in the UH Moores Opera House.   Listen  Download 

Here's more music created on native soil:  Antonin Dvorak's "American" String Quartet is played, appropriately, by the American String Quartet in this Houston Friends of Music concert on March 4, 2004 at Rice University's Stude Concert Hall.  Listen  Download   

The Ensemble Theatre concludes its 30th-Anniversary Season with a revival of the comedy One Monkey Don't Stop No Show, with performances through July 15.  Front Row producer Bob Stevenson talks with director Wayne DeHart and actor Benjamin J. Cain, Jr.  Listen  Download

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Catherine Lu

Content Producer & Announcer

Catherine Lu joined KUHF in October 2004. Since then, she has been hosting the Classical 91.7's Afternoon Concert and sharing her favorite music with listeners...