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
- 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.
- "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).
- 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
- Monday, August 21, 2017
- Monday, February 12, 2018
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