The Front Row

Monday on The Front Row

Posted on · Celebrate National Poetry Month with poet Nick Flynn who reads from his own work, meet the actor who plays the title character in Moliere’s farce The Miser, a joint production of Houston’s Alley Theatre and Theatre de la Jeune Lune of Minneapolis, and take a look at the current Perspectives exhibition at the Contemporary Arts […]

The Front Row

Tuesday on The Front Row

Posted on · Hear music from “Godspell,” performed live in the studio by the cast of Marquerade Theater’s production of the Stephen Schwartz classic, find out how it feels to be portraying one of the best actors of all time from Wilbur Edwin Henry, who plays stage and screen titan Orson Welles at the Alley Theatre, and meet […]

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Wednesday on The Front Row

Posted on · You will meeet the character actor who has been playing Daddy Warbucks in Annie on Broadway and across the country for the past two decades; Conrad John Schuck is appearing in the musical at the Wortham Center just now.You can also enjoy concert performances recorded in the Houston area. You will meeet the character actor […]

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Friday on The Front Row

Posted on · Donna Stoering, an American-born pianist who makes her home in England where she also runs a foundation that puts on public concerts, produces music programming for television, and is in the process of establishing its own cable-T-V network tocelebrate music that doesn’t get much attention from existing media. She will tell the story behind Sergei […]

The Front Row

Wednesday on The Front Row

Posted on · Hear music for the season by the Spanish composer and churchman, Antonio Soler, performed at Round Top by The Orchestra of New Spain, along with music recorded in other area concert venues. Hear music for the season by the Spanish composer and churchman, Antonio Soler, performed at Round Top by The Orchestra of New Spain, […]

The Front Row

Friday on The Front Row

Posted on · Meet the very first Old Deuteronomy and the very last Grizabella to appear on Broadway in the 18year run of the musical “Cats.” They are doing those roles in Houston for Theatre Under the Stars.Find out about the two totally unrelated holiday programs the Houston Chamber Choir has on tap this year.And get a preview […]

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Friday on The Front Row

Posted on · 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 […]

The Front Row

Friday on The Front Row

Posted on · Hear a live preview of the upcoming Col Canto song recital, “Toward the Blue Garden: Spirituality in Song”… as well as three Houston Symphony musicians demonstrating how the well-known and seemingly simple tune of Ravel’s Bolero is more sophisticated than you might think … and world-renowned Indian classical musician Amjad Khan talks about his Saturday […]

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Studio 3C

Posted on · Houston Public Radio’s Studio 3C is where the live and recorded performances that air on the station’s weekday afternoon arts magazine, “The Front Row” take place. Musicians who have upcoming concerts in the Houston area appear as guests on The Frong Row, where they talk about and perform selections from their public events. Among the […]

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Oscar Casares

Posted on · Collection of short stories March 10, 2003: Oscar Casares — Oscar Casares, Texas born author of “Brownsville,” discusses the collection of short stories, which were inspired by memories of childhood in the Valley, and his own development as a writer of literary fiction. More at twbookmark.com. Click here to listen to this discussion.