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Classical Pacific: Thursday, February 22, 2018: The Great Outdoors

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One of the primary inspirations for composers has always been nature, from favorite places to seasons to flora and fauna. Today, I'm playing you a very small sample of music from our library inspired by nature, from the familiar to the possibly esoteric. You'll hear the music of Vivaldi, Respighi, Hovhannes, Borodin, Rimsky-Korsakov, Britten, Holst, Mendelssohn, Fauré, Bax, Debussy and Keola Beamer. 

Questions? Comments? Suggestions? Email me

Upcoming Concerts: 

Hawai’i Symphony Orchestra: Rhapsody in Blue; Victor Yampolsky, Conductor; Sara Davis Buechner, Piano. Works by Barber, Bershwin and Mendelssohn. Sunday,  March 11, 4pm, Blaisdell Concert Hall

Hawai’i Symphony Orchestra: Russian Dances; Laura Jackson, Conductor; Esther Yoo, Violin. Works by Tchaikovsky, Glazunov and Stravinsky. Saturday, March 17, 7:30pm and Sunday, March 18, 4pm, Blaisdell Concert Hall.

Magical Maestros: During the Spring Fund Drive, we'll be featuring the top ten listener picks for best conductor. Get involved by voting for your top three conductors (click here) from now through March 11th. When the fund drive happens, you'll find out if your conductors made the list. 

Set List:

Louise Keali‘iloma King Lanzilotti comes from a multi-ethnic background that has informed many of her beliefs. Her experience covers artistic, educational and administrative areas of the arts. Lanzilotti taught for over twenty years in public, private and alternative schools K – 12, developing a method of writing music and plays with students, which solidified her understanding of the importance of arts engagement for all.
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