Kahului, HI / 170

Friday, November 16, 2007  |  Castle Theater  |  Presented by Maui Arts and Cultural Center

About

From the Maui Arts and Cultural Center in Kahului, Hawaii, this week’s gifted young musicians include a 13-year-old guitarist playing a Venezuelan waltz, an award-winning 15-year-old double bassist and a five-piano, ten-pianist extravaganza featuring music by Bizet and Khachaturian.

Performers and repertoire:

Guitarist Joseph Lee, 13, from Bedford, Texas, Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist, performs Adios a Ocumare and Venezuelan Waltz No. 3 by Antonio Lauro

Violinist Kaori Matsui, 16, from Cincinnati, Ohio performs Polonaise brillante No. 2 by Henryk Wieniawski, accompanied by Christopher O’Riley

17-year-old pianist Jacob DeForest from Paia, Hawaii performs the Prelude Op. 23, No. 5 by Sergei Rachmaninoff

Double bassist Kiyoe Wellington, 15, from Kaneohe, Hawaii plays Reitba by Francois Rabbath, accompanied by Christopher O’Riley

Two ensembles perform five-piano repertory arranged by Jane Tan. The first ensemble, performing “Aragonaise” from Georges Bizet’s Carmen, includes Yulia Sharipova, 15; Tyler Ramos, 12; Andrew Ramos, 16; Alda Lam, 15; and Laura Bleakley, 16

The second ensemble, performing Aram Khachaturian’s fiery Sabre Dance, includes Irwin Jiang, 16; Maile Cha, 16; Rachel Stanton, 14; Annie Kwok, 12; and T. J. Tario, 13, all from the island of Oahu

Performers & Repertoire

Release Dates

  • Monday, July 28, 2008
  • Monday, January 21, 2008

Release date is when this show is released to NPR stations, here on our website, and to our podcast. Shows are released on a weekly basis; please check your local NPR station listing for the actual airtime in your market. If you'd like, you can visit NPR's "Find Stations" page to look for your station.

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Photo credit: Jonathan Armstrong