Today will be a day of contrasts. I'm looking forward to exploring the richness of traditional and new works, well-known and lesser known works, and works with unique instrumentation. Composers featured will include Johann Stamitz, Franz Doppler, Beethoven, Steven Burke, Mendelssohn, Tom Cipullo, Mozart, Schumann, Alfred Schnittke, Bartók, Tan Dun, Haydn and Glazunov!
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Magical Maestros: During the Spring Fund Drive, we'll be featuring the top ten listener picks for best conductor. Sunday is the last day for you to vote for your top three conductors (click here). When the fund drive happens, you'll find out if your conductors made the list - one will be featured each day of the fund drive.
Honolulu Chamber Music Series: Trio Rafale, performing works by Haydn, Tchaikovsky and Ives; Friday, March 9, 7:30pm, Orvis Auditorium.
Early Music Hawai’i presents Liederbuch, Dancing Through the Songbooks of Renaissancew Germany, with the Ensemble Ciaramella, performing works fro Isaac to Praetorius on recorders, shawms, bagpipes, gamba, lute and guitar - Saturday, March 10, Lutheran Church of Honolulu and Sunday, March 11, 2pm, Lutheran Church of the Holy Trinity, Kailua-Kona.
Hawai’i Symphony Orchestra: Rhapsody in Blue; Victor Yampolsky, Conductor; Sara Davis Buechner, Piano. Works by Barber, Gershwin and Mendelssohn. Sunday, March 11, 4pm, Blaisdell Concert Hall
Hawai’i Symphony Orchestra: Russian Dances; Laura Jackson, Conductor; Esther Yoo, Violin. Works by Tchaikovsky, Glazunov and Stravinsky. Saturday, March 17, 7:30pm and Sunday, March 18, 4pm, Blaisdell Concert Hall.