Show 113 | Honolulu, Hawaii

Recorded: Wednesday, December 15, 2004

This week's show comes to you from the historic Hawaii Theater in Honolulu, where you'll meet outstanding young performers, all from the islands. You'll hear a 13-year-old harpist play the Handel Harp Concerto, a teenage chamber ensemble perform the first movement of the Mendelssohn Piano Trio No. 1, and an 18-year-old pianist play Liszt's La Campanella. Also, Roving Reporter Hayley Goldbach will try to explain to that pianist why he should reconsider his dream of leaving paradise in order to come to Boston for his education.

Performers and Repertoire:

Harpist Melody Lindsay, 13, from Honolulu, HI, performs the Harp Concerto, Op.4, No.6, HWV 294, I. Andante-Allegro by George Frideric Handel

The Enchantée Piano Trio (violinist Laura Keller, 16; cellist Dayna Furusawa, 17; and pianist Tiffany Hyun, 16) from Honolulu, HI, performs the Piano Trio No.1 in D minor, Op.49, 2nd mvt. by Felix Mendelssohn

Pianist Yohsuke Miyamoto, 18, from Honolulu, HI, performs La Campanella by Franz Liszt

Slack key guitarist Daniel Carvalho, 14, from Kailua, HI, performs  “Kiho’alu” by Gabby Pahinui, arranged by Ozzie Kotani

Bassoonist James Perlman, 13, from Paia, HI, performs the Bassoon Concerto in E minor, III. Allegro by Antonio Vivaldi

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