Louise Keali'iloma King Lanzilotti

Louise Keali‘iloma King Lanzilotti comes from a multi-ethnic background that has informed many of her beliefs. Her experience covers artistic, educational and administrative areas of the arts. As a conductor, she has been the musical director for many musicals in the past thirty years. In 2010, she founded Kalikolehua – El Sistema Hawai‘i, a free orchestra program for children from underserved neighborhoods, focused on transforming lives through music. She was the Managing Director of Honolulu Theatre for Youth for ten years (2001-2011), guiding it to greater stability through creative solutions and extensive partnerships. She served as Curator of Education at the former Contemporary Museum for thirteen years (1988-2001). Lanzilotti taught for over twenty years in public, private and alternative schools K – 12, developing a method of writing music and plays with students, which solidified her understanding of the importance of arts engagement for all.

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Today all of the music I am playing relates to the number seven, including a Septet in each hour. Music will include works by Telemann, Spohr, Haydn, Stamitz, Berwald, Massenet, Locatelli, Saint-Saëns, Fauré and Villa-Lobos.

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Today I have a double theme. Everything that you will hear relates to the number 5, and in addition each hour will include a performance related to the number 5 from a great collection of all recordings by Emanuel Ax for RCA Victor. Composers will include Ravel, Boccherini, Schubert, Dvorák, Mozart, Beethoven and Corelli. Join me.

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Everything in threes today - in works by Barber, Beethoven, Vivaldi, Corigliano, Handel, Brahms, Prokofiev, Haydn, and Kossovitz (Traditional). 

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  Here's one last photo of HPR2 Pledge Central, aka the Music Library. Mahalo to everyone who made the Fall Fund Drive so successfull, whether new members, returning members, Sustaining members, people who gave extra gifts or matching gifts, volunteers and even to the listeners who are still listening regularly yet are still what I like to call "pre-members". Today I'm cleaning up from the drive, clearing off my desk and playing music by Sibelius, Vena, Mozart, Telemann, Ravel, Wagenaar, Vaughan Williams, Verdi, Puccini, Piazzolla, Mendelssohn and Bach.

It's day ten of the Fall Fund Drive at Hawai‘i Public Radio! We'll be playing music during the drive, and also asking listeners to support public radio by becoming members or considering increasing their donation if they can. If you are a Classical music addict, please let the station know.

Ways to Donate:

Online - hawaiipublicradio.org

By Phone - 944-1844 on Ō‘ahu; 888-970-8800 on the other islands and throughout the US

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We love sharing music with you. Show us you love us, too with your support!

It's day nine of the Fall Fund Drive at Hawai‘i Public Radio! We'll be playing music during the drive, and also asking listeners to support public radio by becoming members or considering increasing their donation if they can. If you are a Classical music addict, please let the station know.

Ways to Donate:

Online - hawaiipublicradio.org

By Phone - 944-1844 on Ō‘ahu; 888-970-8800 on the other islands and throughout the US

On the HPR App - look for the Donate button

We love sharing music with you. Show us you love us, too with your support!

It's day eight of the Fall Fund Drive time at Hawai‘i Public Radio! We'll be playing music during the drive, and also asking listeners to support public radio by becoming members or considering increasing their donation if they can. If you are a Classical music addict, please let the station know.

Ways to Donate:

Online - hawaiipublicradio.org

By Phone - 944-1844 on Ō‘ahu; 888-970-8800 on the other islands and throughout the US

On the HPR App - look for the Donate button

We love sharing music with you. Show us you love us, too with your support!

It's day seven of the Fall Fund Drive at Hawai‘i Public Radio! We'll be playing music during the drive, and also asking listeners to support public radio by becoming members or considering increasing their donation if they can. If you are a Classical music addict, please let the station know.

Ways to Donate:

Online - hawaiipublicradio.org

By Phone - 944-1844 on Ō‘ahu; 888-970-8800 on the other islands and throughout the US

On the HPR App - look for the Donate button

We love sharing music with you. Show us you love us, too with your support!

It's day two of the Fall Fund Drive time at Hawai‘i Public Radio! We'll be playing music during the drive, and also asking listeners to support public radio by becoming members or considering increasing their donation if they can. If you are a Classical music addict, please let the station know.

Ways to Donate:

Online - hawaiipublicradio.org

By Phone - 944-1844 on Ō‘ahu; 888-970-8800 on the other islands and throughout the US

On the HPR App - look for the Donate button

We love sharing music with you. Show us you love us, too with your support!

It's day two of the Fall Fund Drive time at Hawai‘i Public Radio! We'll be playing music during the drive, and also asking listeners to support public radio by becoming members or considering increasing their donation if they can. If you are a Classical music addict, please let the station know.

Ways to Donate:

Online - hawaiipublicradio.org

By Phone - 944-1844 on Ō‘ahu; 888-970-8800 on the other islands and throughout the US

On the HPR App - look for the Donate button

We love sharing music with you. Show us you love us, too with your support!

It's day one of the Fall Fund Drive time at Hawai‘i Public Radio! We'll be playing music during the drive, and also asking listeners to support public radio by becoming members or considering increasing their donation if they can. If you are a Classical music addict, please let the station know.

Ways to Donate:

Online - hawaiipublicradio.org

By Phone - 944-1844 on Ō‘ahu; 888-970-8800 on the other islands and throughout the US

On the HPR App - look for the Donate button

We love sharing music with you. Show us you love us, too with your support!

Downstairs in the Music Library and upstairs in the Atherton, the staff and volunteers are ready for the annual Fall Membership Drive to begin! Today, I'm  going to play a pre-drive set of lovely music to get us all ready for tomorrow. Music will include works by Frescobaldi, Mendelssohn, Geminiani, Rebecca Clarke, Handel, Dvorák, Bach, and a few more yet to be determined.

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Today, a visit to the music of France from 1300 to 1900. I'm playing works by some of the most well-known composers and other composers that have become less familiar to Classical music over time. You'll hear performances of works by Perotin, Machaut, Marain, Rameau, Boismortier, Boulogne, d'Indy, Lalo, Saint-Saëns, Roussel and Ravel. On y va!

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Today we move away from the 19th century, where I've been playing music by composers who were seeking to create a national musical identity for their countries, I've decided to play a general concert of Baroque and Classical periods. Join me and enjoy music by Vivaldi, Bach, Mozart, Beethoven and possible a few less famous composers of the periods.

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  Today is a final day of sharing music from countries attempting to build a national musical identity. I'm featuring music by composers from Spain, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Brazil and Argentina. Composers will include Albeníz, Rodrigo, Falla, Turina, Campos, Delano, Poncé, Chávez, Gomes, Mignone, Guarneri and Piazzolla. IT should be a lively program.

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Continuing the series on national Classical Music identity in the 19th and into the 20th century, today I'm featuring music of Poland, Norway, Finland and Sweden. You'll hear works by Chopin, Wieniawski, Grieg, Sibelius, Alvén and Lars-Erik Larsson. 

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I am continuing with the search for national identity through Classical Music during the 19th century. Today, music of Poland, Norway, Finland and Sweden. You'll hear works by Chopin, Wieniawski, Grieg, Sibelius, and Alfvén. 

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  Continuing a seried of programs on national identity in Classical Music begun with a day on Russian musical identity, I'm focusing today on the building of a Czech identity. I'll feature composers Bedrich Smetana, Antonín Dvorák, Leoš Janáček and Bohuslav Martinu.  

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Today I'm beginning a series on the rise of nationalistic music in the nineteenth century, due to geo-political changes in Europe and other parts of the world. I'm beginning with Russia. You'll hear music by Glinka and most of the members of the Mighty Handful - Balakirev, Mussorsky, Rimsky-Korsakov and Borodin. 

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  Today, a theme of musical contrasts, between sacred and secular music, American music of different periods, and music with extreme harmonic differences. I'll be playing music of Meyer, Womack, Reinagle, Beethoven, Bach, Kahane and more. Join me.

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  Today, music by three giants whose combined worked shaped the Classical Period and led into the Romantic Period. I'll spend an hour each on works by Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven. Of course, this program cannot even begin to do them justice, which leads me to want to plan at least one program on each of them (later!) 

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Today I'm alternating between old and new music - for the new music, I'm playing works that I have featured over the past six months, so that you have an opportunity to get used to them. Music today includes work by Henri Vieuxtemps, Frédéric Chopin, Sally Beamish, Enrique Granados, James Horner, Ruth Crawford Seeger, Clara Schumann, Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf, Charles Dieupart, Arvo Pärt, and Johann Sebastian Bach.  

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  Today, a concert from the salon of small ensembles and solo performances. You'll hear music by Montsalvatge, Liszt, Still, Schubert, Dohnányi, Dvorák and Clara Schumann. A lovely late summer afternoon concert on HPR2. 

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Today, music by composers whose last name begins with the letter T. Music will include works by Taverner, Tavener, Torelli, Tartini, Telemann, Tallis, Takemitsu and Vaughan Williams, whose name obviously does not even include one T - listen to find out why he is included!

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I decided to stay with Red Letter Days for the rest of the week, so today I'm featuring composers whose names begin with N. You'll hear music by Otto Nicolai, JKJ Neruda, Martin Negrea, Alfred Newman, Pietro Nardini, Carl Nielsen, Monty Norman, Richard Nanes, Johann Gottlieb Naumann and Conlon Nancarrow. Let me know how you like the program.

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Today, music of Franz Liszt, Edouard Lalo, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Pierre Antonio Locatelli, Hans Christian Lumbye, Miguel Llobet, Ludwig August Lebrun, György Ligeti, Ernesto Lecuona and John Lennon, all composers whose names begin with the Letter L. Another varied and lovely program for your enjoyment.

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 Today, I'll be playing works by composers whose last names begin with A, including John Adams, Hendrik Andreissen, Hugo Alfven, Tomaso Albinoni, Thomas Arne, David Amram, Charles-Valentin Alkan, Johann Albrechtsberge, Leroy Anderson and Isaac Albéniz. Join me!

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 Today is anothe Red Letter Day on Classical Pacific, featuring the letter F. You'll hear music by Gerald Finzi, Manuel de Falla, Jean Français, Lukas Foss, Cesar Franck, Johann Friedrich Fasch, Gabriel Fauré and Adam Falckenhagen. A lovely concert for Labor Day.

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Today is the third and final day of a theme on an American sense of place. Today I'm exploring influences back and forth between classical music and jazz in the first hour. In the second hour, I'll play some music that celebrates physical places in America and American life. In the third hour, I'll explore American composers and an American sound in films.  

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Today, I'm conintuing to play work that concerns an American sense of place, whether it be a physical, emotional, ideological or reflective sense. Today you'll hear music by Lous Moreau Gottschalk, Mark Shaiman, Jennifer Higdon, Larry and Laurie Hochman, Irving Berlin, John Corigliano, Adolphus Hailstork, William Grant Still, Amy Beach, Arthur Foote, James Horner, Antonín Dvorák, Edward MacDowell and George Gershwin, all composers who have reflected on and influenced our particularly American sense of place. 

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