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 WeξHold These Truths... by Houstonξcomposer Jefferson Todd Frazier.ξ Recordedξon June 25, 2005 in theξUH Moores Opera House.ξξ Listenξ Downloadξ

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

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

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