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The Front Row

The Front Row, Wednesday, 01/21/2009

We welcome one of Houston’s favorite voices to the program today as soprano Laura Claycomb is joined in the KUHF Performance Studio by counter-tenor Iestyn Davies for a preview of Houston Grand Opera’s current production of Benjamin Britten’s setting of A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Pulitzer-Prize and Academy Award Winning screen-writer, novelist, playwright and essayist Larry McMurtry will deliver this year’s Friends of the Fondren Library Distinguished Guest Lecture at Rice University. TFR Producer Bob Stevenson speaks with him by phone about his recent work. Download.

Soprano Laura Claycomb and counter-tenor Iestyn Davies are joined in the KUHF Performance Studio by Houston Grand Opera Assistant Conductor Peter Pasztor for a preview of the current production of Bejamin Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Download.  

Actresses Elizabeth Heflin (Mrs. Warren) and Jane Pfitsch (Vivie) talk with TFR host St. John Flynn about the Alley Theatre production of George Bernard Shaw’s  Mrs. Warren’s Profession. Download