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Switching gears

Okay, I haven’t yet recovered from jet lag, but it’s now time to switch gears. From French music and organs, now I have to think “Spanish,” for the upcoming Early Music Hawaii concert, Saturday, September 24th. It’s a concert called … 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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A ficus tree

That’s how theorboist John Lenti described his instrument with its long neck! This week we are hosting John and his wife Sarah while he is visiting Hawaii from Seattle to play the Early Music Hawaii concert this Friday night, September … Continue reading

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The kingdoms of Castile

Just yesterday, my husband, Carl, told me to get the guest room ready for another houseguest. This time we will be hosting a member of El Mundo, an early music ensemble which will be giving a concert at the Lutheran … 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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Broken theorbo!

At last night’s historic performance of the Monteverdi Vespers, about five minutes before we were to begin, a worried Carl Crosier came over to me at the organ and asked, “Do you know what’s going on? The bridge on Richard … Continue reading

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Sunrise HawaiiNewsNow Update

The time slots for the Monteverdi segments on HawaiiNewsNow’s Sunrise program tomorrow (November 4th) have changed. At 7:15 am, Richard Savino, theorbo player, will perform and at 8:50 am, The Whole Noyse (period brass ensemble) will play. If you can’t get … Continue reading

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