NPR’s From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley Kea’au, Hawaii / Show 330
From the town of Kea’au on the “Big Island” of Hawaii, this show features a young Hawaiian vocal ensemble performing segments from an opera inspired by Hawaiian myth and sung in the Hawaiian language. Also, a young violinist who grew up in a very unusual home deep in the woods and totally off the power grid performs the lyrical music of William Grant Still.
Performers & Repertoire
"Concert Paraphrase on Rigoletto" S.434 by Franz Liszt (1811-1886) and Étude Op. 25, No. 1 in A-flat major (2:18) by Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849).
III. Allegro passionato from the Sonata for Cello and Piano No. 2 in F Major, Op. 99 by Johannes Brahms (1833-1897), with Christopher O'Riley, piano.
Selections from “Hā‘upu”, with music by Herb Mahelona and libretto by Eric Stack.
III. Rondo from Grand Duo Concertant, op. 48 by Carl Maria von Weber (1786-1826), with Christopher O'Riley, piano.
"Summerland" for violin and piano by William Grant Still (1895-1978), with Christopher O'Riley, piano.
Monday, January 9, 2017
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