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If Martin Luther King were alive …

If Martin Luther King were alive and had come to the concert at Lutheran Church of Honolulu last night, he would loved the scene, suggested soprano Georgine Stark. [First of all, did you know that King’s given birth name was not Martin but … Continue reading

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How sweet the sound

How sweet the sound . . . Of course, you know that phrase as a quote from the hymn, “Amazing Grace,” written by the Anglican priest, John Newton (1725-1807). But it is also the title of an upcoming concert featuring soprano … Continue reading

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How sweet the sound

This coming Sunday, Georgine Stark will be giving a recital of spirituals in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Black History Month. She will be joined by her husband, violinist Darel Stark and pianist Sachi P. Hirakouji. The program … Continue reading

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Hogan’s spirituals

On Monday, January 21st at 5 pm, at St. Andrew’s Cathedral, soprano Georgine Stark will be giving a free concert of spirituals in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. Here’s the program: Give me, Jesus (arr. Moses Hogan) Let … Continue reading

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Elijah Rock

Tomorrow the offertory anthem will be the spiritual, “Elijah Rock,” a piece in a new genre for the LCH Choir. It was written by Moses Hogan (1957-2003), an African-American composer who published over seventy choral anthems and who tragically died … Continue reading

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