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In the company of early music greatness

L-R: Wendy Gillespie, Paul Elliott, Elisabeth Wright, Stanley Ritchie, Nigel North, Myron Lutzke, Aaron Sheehan and Dana Marsh

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Early Music in Kona

Was worth driving over hundred miles to hear an exquisite musical event. The interweaving voices and exceptional blend in a carpeted church was an experience of aural beauty. I’m still in awe of what you accomplished. I’m especially happy I didn’t … Continue reading

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Role reversal

Of all the weekends for my back to go out, this had to be one of the worst. You see this was the weekend that I agreed to host one of the visiting artists for the Early Music Hawaii concert, … Continue reading

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What is BRQ?

Chances are, you probably have never heard the acronym BRQ before. It was part of the title of a festival we just bought tickets for, as in BRQ Vantaa. Yes! You guessed it, my husband Carl’s doctor has given him the … Continue reading

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Don’t miss Ostraka

I just finished sending the program off to the printers for this Saturday night’s Early Music Hawaii program at the Lutheran Church of Honolulu. It’s a group called Ostraka, and they will be performing a program called “Leaving Parnassus: French Baroque … Continue reading

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A stunning concert

is how one listener described Friday night’s Early Music Hawaii program, “Oratorio.” What a truly wonderful concert last night!!!  One expects Georgine to outdo herself, and she did.  But Naomi really “covered herself in glory!” (as the Romans used to … Continue reading

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Recorders galore

Look at the gigantic bass recorder!! On Sunday morning, Carl decided to go to Church of the Advent for their 11:15 service which precluded his attendance at the BEMF concert at 12:30 pm. That meant that I had an extra … Continue reading

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Ciaramella at LCH

Ever since the Lutheran Church of Honolulu was remodeled extensively in the early 70s, it has been associated with early music, like ham and eggs or peanut butter and jelly. That is because of the church’s intimate, yet ambiant acoustics, … Continue reading

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Berkeley Early Music Festival, June 10-13, 2010

When Carl found out that there was going to be an Early Music Festival in Berkeley titled “Four Hundred Years of Vespers” and would feature workshops on the Monteverdi Vespers, he jumped at the chance to attend. As it turned … Continue reading

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