A Honolulu Sister Duo, a Teenage Harpist & A World Premiere / Show 394

Monday, January 4, 2021  |  Presented by From the Top

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Two sisters from Honolulu, HI perform the virtuosic music of Pablo de Sarasate.

This Episode Features

  • A sister duo from Honolulu, HI with 9 siblings who all play music
  • A 15-year-old horn player with an incredibly sensitive performance
  • A young harpist who performs a duet alongside our host, Peter Dugan
  • A teenage cellist’s touching performance of Villa-Lobos
  • A world premiere of an 18-year-old composer’s work for string quartet


Two sisters from Hawaii kick off the program with the virtuosic music of Sarasate. We also enjoy an expressive performance of Villa-Lobos by a young cellist, a stunning harp-piano duo, and the world premiere of a teenage composer’s work for string quartet!


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Release Dates

  • Monday, January 4, 2021
  • Monday, August 16, 2021
  • Monday, May 2, 2022
  • Monday, February 27, 2023

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