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Historical Concert Archives

Sunday, March 21, 2004, 4:00PM

Debut Concert

Venue

Gates Performing Arts Center, Hawai‘i Prep Academy

Works

Simple Symphony, op. 4 – Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)

String Symphony No. 9 in C Major – Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

Brandenburg Concerto #4, BWV 1049 – Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Soloists: Susanella Noble, Flute, Yvette Ono, Flute, Michael Russell, Violin

Serenade for Strings in C Major, op. 48 – Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)

Sunday, January 16, 2005, 4:00 PM

Winter Concert

Venue

Gates Performing Arts Center, Hawai‘i Prep Academy

Works

Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 – Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Soloists: Susanella Noble, Flute; Madeline Schatz, Violin; Bernaldo Evangelista, Harpsichord

Concerto for Violin, Oboe & Strings, BWV 1041 – Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Soloists: Ursula Vietze, Violin; Larry Beck, Oboe

Adagio for Strings (from String Quartet op.11) – Samuel Barber (1910-1981)

Eine kleine Nachtmusik  K. 525 – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

Chacony for 4 Strings, Z. 730 – Henry Purcell (1659-1695)

Chamber Symphony, op. 110a – Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975)

Sunday, April 24, 2005, 4:00 PM

Spring Concert

Venue

Gates Performing Arts Center, Hawai‘i Prep Academy

Works

Suite in the Old Style (Holberg Suite), op. 40 – Edvard Grieg (1843-1907)

Divertimento in D Major, K. 136 (K. 125a) – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

Concerto Grosso No. 1 for String Orchestra – Ernest Bloch (1880-1959)

Soloist: Bernaldo Evangelista, Piano

Sunday, October 2, 2005, 4:00 PM

Fall Concert

Venue

Gates Performing Arts Center, Hawai‘i Prep Academy

Works

Adagio in G Minor – Tomaso Albinoni (1671-1751)

Flute Concerto in G Major – Giovanni Pergolesi (1710-1736)

Soloist: Susanella Noble, Flute

The Four Seasons, op. 8 – Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)

Sunday, January 15, 2006, 4:00 PM

Winter Concert

Venue

Gates Performing Arts Center, Hawai‘i Prep Academy

Works

Canon and Gigue – Johann Pachelbel (1653-1706)

Concerto in D Minor for Oboe, Strings and Basso Continuo, SF. 935 – Alessandro  Marcello (1684-1750)

Soloist: Larry Beck, Oboe

Symphony No. 6 in D Major, Le Matin – Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)

Sunday, April 9, 2006, 4:00 PM

Spring Concert

Venue

Gates Performing Arts Center, Hawai‘i Prep Academy

Works

Hebrides Overture – Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

Concerto for Two Cellos, Strings and Continuo – Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)

Soloists: Karen Bechtel and Samantha Black, Cello

Symphony No. 1 in C Major, op. 21 – Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

Sunday, October 8, 2006, 4:00 PM

Fall Concert

Works

Violin Concerto – Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

Soloist: Michael Russell, Violin

Symphony No. 41 in C Major, K. 551, Jupiter – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Major – Johann S. Bach (1685-1750)

Sunday, January 7, 2007, 4:00 PM

Winter Concert

Works

Viola Concerto in G Major – Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767)

Soloist: Wanda Beck, Viola

Symphony No. 2 in D Major – Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

Siegfried Idyll in E Major – Richard Wagner (1813-1883)

Sunday, April 15, 2007, 4:00 PM

Spring Concert

Works

Symphony No. 1 in D major – Franz Schubert (1797-1828)

Vocalise – Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943)

Soloist: Betsy Curtis, Soprano

Selection of Various Show Tunes with Betsy Curtis, Soprano Soloist

Sunday, October 28, 2007, 4:00 PM

Fall Concert

Works

Coriolanus Overture, op. 62 – Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

Symphony No. 4 in A Major, op. 90, Italian – Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

Recuerdos de la Alhambra – Francisco Tarrega (1852-1909)

Soloist: Dick Solmssen, Guitar

Sunday, November 11, 2007

Kona Coffee Festival

Sunday, January 6, 2008, 4:00 PM

Winter Concert

Works

Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, From the New World – Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904)

Voyages (World Premiere) – Paul Csige (1982-        )

Film projection of images provided by Herb Kawainui Kane

Sunday, January 12, 2008, 6:00 PM

Home Concert and Fundraiser

Venue

Home of Larry and Wanda Beck

Program

The Voice of the Wood Cello Quartet from Evergreen Chamber Orchestra,

Evergreen, Colorado

Various works for this Cello group both original and arranged

Formal recital and pupus

Sunday, March 30, 2008, 4:00 PM

Winter Concert

Works

Symphony No. 4 in F Minor, op. 36 – Pyotr I. Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)

Symphony No. 8, Unfinished Symphony – Franz Schubert (1797-1828)

Sunday, September 21, 2008, 4:00 PM

Fall Concert

Works

Leonore Overture No. 3 in C Major – Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

Symphony No. 3 in E-flat Major, op. 55, Eroica – Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

Sunday, November 16, 2008, 4:00 PM

Kona Coffee Cultural Festival

Venue

Kona Inn Oceanfront Lawn

Pops Concert

Various selections

Sunday, January 11, 2009, 4:00 PM

Winter Concert

Works

Overture to Die Fledermaus – Johann Strauss, Jr (1825-1899)

The Moldau from Má vlast No. 2 – Bedřich Smetana (1824-1884)

Piano Concerto No. 3 in D Minor – Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943)

Soloist: Dr. Boris Konovalov, Piano

Tuesday, February 10, 2009, 9:00 AM & 10:30 AM

Keiki Concert

Program

Tubby the Tuba featuring Garry Russell, Tuba soloist

Sunday, March 29, 2009, 4:00 PM

Spring Concert

Works

Symphony No. 39 in E-flat Major – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

Tuba Concerto in F Minor – Ralph Vaughn Williams (1872-1958)

Soloist: Garry Russell, Tuba

Symphony in C – Georges Bizet (1838-1875)

Sunday, September 27, 2009, 2:30 PM

Private Performance

Venue

Private Residence in North Kohala

Performer

Dr. Boris Konovalov, Piano Soloist

Works

Sonata in A Major, Turkish March – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

Sonata #8 in C Minor, Pathetique – Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

Variations on a Theme by Paganini – Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

Various Waltzes – Franz Schubert (1797-1828)

Sunday, October 4, 2009, 4:00 PM

Fall Concert

Works

Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor, op. 37 – Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

Soloist: Dr. Boris Konovalov, Piano

Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, op. 67 – Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

Sunday, January 10, 2010, 4:00 PM

Winter Concert

Works

Overture William Tell – Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868)

Pictures at an Exhibition – Modest Mussorgsky (1839-1881)

Orchestrated by Maurice Ravel with projected images of pictures

Sunday, March 21, 2010, 4:00 PM

Spring Concert

Program

Violin Concerto No.5 in A Major – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

Soloist: Rosalie Macmillan, Violin

Overture to the Marriage of Figaro – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

Appalachian Spring – Aaron Copland (1900-1990)

Sunday, March 28, 2010, 4:00 PM

Fundraising Recital

Performer

Rosalie Macmillan, Violin

Works

Partita No. 2 in D Minor, Chaconne – Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Tango Etudes – Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992)

Sonata No. 3, Ballade – Eugene Ysaye (1858-1931)

Duo Concertante – Charles de Beriot (1802-1870)

Soloist: Dr. Madeline Schatz, Violin

Friday, August 13, 2010, 5:30 PM

Benefit Concert for the Kamuela Philharmonic & West Hawaii Community Health Center

Works

Chamber Music selections from Baroque, Classical, and Romantic Composers

Sunday, October 10, 2010, 4:00 PM

Fall Concert

Works

Symphony No. 6, Pathetique – Pyotr Illyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)

Concerto for Flute and Strings No. 1  – Gordon Jacob (1895-1984)

Soloist: Yvette Ono, Flute

Sunday, January 16, 2011, 4:00 PM

Winter Concert

Works

The Planets – Gustav Holst (1874-1934)

Visual projections provided by The W. M. Keck Observatory

Sunday, March 20, 2011, 4:00 PM

Spring Concert

Program

Violin Concerto in D Major – Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)

Soloist: Michael Russell, Violin

Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Pastoral – Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

Sunday, October 16, 2011, 4:00 PM

Fall Concert

Works

Oboe Concerto in C – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

Soloist: Basil Reeve, Oboe

Symphony No. 1 in E-flat Major, K.18 – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

Symphony No. 35 in D Major, K.385, Haffner – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

Sunday, January 15, 2012, 4:00 PM

Winter Concert: 1st Annual Student Concerto Winners Concert

Works

Violin Concerto No. 2 in G Major, mvt. I – Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)

Soloist: Minseon Kim, Violin (student of Sheryl Shohet)

Violin Concerto No. 1 in A Minor – Jean-Baptiste Accolay (1833-1900)

Soloist: Elizabeth Sekona, Violin (student of Ursula Vietze)

Cello Concerto No. 1 in E-flat Major – Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975)

Soloist: Daniel Lucas, Cello (student of Nancy Masaki)

Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 88 Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

Saturday, March 17, 2012, 6:00 PM

Inaugural Gala Fundraiser Event

Featuring

John Keawe, slack key guitar, composer and soloist

Herb Mahelona, arranger and composer

Hope Keawe, dancer

Lyman Medeiros, emcee

Patrick Batchelder, auctioneer

Small Kamuela Philharmonic group of strings and woodwinds

Program

Hawai‘i Pono‘ī

‘Aina Hanau

Beautiful Hula Dancer, featuring Hope Keawe, hula

Kauholo

Pu‘uawi Ho‘ano

Steal The Morning

Hawai‘i Island Is My Home

Faces of Pele

Kohala Ku‘u Home (with vocals in Hawaiian)

Slack Key 101

Sunday, April 1, 2012, 4:00 PM

Spring Concert

Master of Ceremonies

Howard Dicus, KHNL TV in Honolulu

Program

Works by P.D.Q. Bach – Peter Schichele (1935- )

Sunday, October 14, 2012, 4:00 PM

Fall Concert

Works

Violin Concerto in D Minor, op. 77 – Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

Soloist: Rosalie MacMillian, Violin

Overture Il Matrimonio Segreto – Domenico Cimarosa (1749-1801)

Symphony No. 104, London Symphony – Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)

Saturday, December 15, 2012, 4:00 PM

Christmas Concert

Works

Concerto Grosso in G Minor, Christmas Concerto – Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713)

Soloists: Ursula Vietze, Violin; Ray Broggini, Violin; Herb Mahelona, Cello

Four Seasons, Concerto No. 4, Winter (L’Inverno) – Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)

Soloist: Michael Russell, Violin

Sunday, January 20, 2013, 4:00 PM

Winter Concert: 2nd Annual Student Concerto Winners Concert

Works

Symphony No. 7 in A Major, op. 92 – Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

Piano Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, op. 25, mvt. I – Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

Soloist: Eugene Son, Piano (student of Dr. Thomas Yee)

Piano Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, mvt. I – Camille Saint-Saens (1835-1921)

Soloist: Noe Baladad, Piano (student of Dr. Thomas Yee)

Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Major, mvt. I – Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953)

Soloist: Evan Lin, Piano (student of Joanna Fan)

Wednesday, February 14, 2013, 6:00 PM

Gala Fundraiser Concert: St. Valentine’s Day Hawaiian Love Songs

Featuring

John Keawe and Hope Keawe, Slack Key Guitar and Hula Dancer

Herb Mahelona, Cellist, Composer and Arranger

Program

Various Hawaiian songs and compositions with light pupus

Sunday, April 7, 2013, 4:00 PM

A George Gershwin Extravaganza

The concert on April 7, 2013, was canceled.

Featuring

Randy Porter, Piano soloist

Beth Dunnington, Vocalist

Program

The program included “Rhapsody in Blue,” “An American in Paris,” and more.

Friday, December 15, 2013, 2:00 PM

Holiday Concert

Venue

University of Hawai‘i, Hilo Hawai‘i Theater

Works

Oratorio de Noel, op. 12, Christmas Oratorio – Camille Saint-Saens (1835-1921)

Symphony No. 26, Lamentatione – Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)

Christmas Concerto, op. 3, No. 12 – Francesco Manfredini (1684-1762)

Christmas Symphony – Michel R. Delalande (1657-1726)

We Wish You A Merry Christmas – John Rutter (1945-     )

Sunday, January 19, 2014, 4:00 PM

Winter Concert: Blast from the Past, Celebrating KPO’s 10th Anniversary

Works

The Four Seasons, Concerto No. 1, Spring (La Primavera) – Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)

Soloist: Ursula Vietze, Violin

The Four Seasons, Concerto No. 2, Summer (L’Estate) – Antonio Vivaldi (1648-1741)

Soloist: Joel Gimpel, Violin

The Four Seasons, Concerto No. 4, Winter (L’Inverno) – Antonio Vivaldi (1648-1741)

String Symphony No. 9 – Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

String Quartet, op. 11, Adagio for Strings, mvt. II – Samuel Barber (1910-1981)

Friday, March 30, 2014, 4:00 PM

Spring Concert: 3rd Annual Concerto Winners Concert

Works

Violin Concerto in E Minor, op. 64, mvt. I – Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

Soloist: Kisa Uradomo, Violin

Symphonie Espagnole, op. 21, mvt. I – Édouard Lalo (1823-1892)

Soloist: Elizabeth Sekona (student of Ursula Vietze)

The Hebrides Overture, op. 26, Fingal’s Cave – Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, op. 95, From the New World – Anton Dvořák (1841-1904)

Sunday, July 27, 2014, 4:00 PM

Trial by Jury: Disorder in the Court

Sunday, October 26, 2014, 4:00 PM

A Tribute to Hawai‘i

Works

Voyages: The Discovery of Hawai‘i – Paul Csige (1981-       )

Film projection of images of Herb Kawainui Kane

Hawaiian Music

Composed, arranged, and performed by John Keawe

Slack key guitar music with orchestra arrangements

by Herb Mahelona and hula dance by Hope Keawe

Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 9:00 AM and 10:30 AM

Children’s Concerts

Program

Peter and the Wolf, op. 67 – Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953)

Thursday, January 18, 2015, 2:00 PM

Private Home Concert

Venue

Private Home Concert at South Kohala Residence

Featuring

Rosalie Macmillan, Violin soloist

Quack Moore, Pianist

Program

Various Violin Works

Sunday, January 25, 2015, 4:00 PM

Works

Violin Concerto in D Major, op. 61 – Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

Sigfried Idyll, WWV 103 – Richard Wagner (1813-1883)

Saturday, February 14, 2015, 5:30 PM

Gala Fundraiser Event: Viennese Waltz Night

Program

Local dance groups with teaching demonstrations and dancing

Viennese Waltzes including works by Johann Strauss II (1825-1899):

Emperor Waltz, Morgenblatter (Morning Letter), Roses from the South,

Tales of the Vienna Woods, The Blue Danube

Sunday, March 22, 2015, 4:00 PM

Salute to Youth: 4th Annual Student Concerto Winners

Works

Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major, mvt. I – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

Soloist: Carter Nakagawa, Piano (student of Dr. Thomas Yee)

Piano Concerto No.1 in E Minor, mvt. II – Frederic Chopin (1810-1849)

Soloist: Jeremy Lee, Piano (student of Bichuan Li)

Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, mvt. III – Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943)

Soloist: Noe Baladad, Piano (student of Dr. Thomas Yee)

Symphony No. 5 in E Minor, op. 64 – Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)

Sunday, October 25, 2015, 4:00 PM

Works

Egmont Overture, op. 84 – Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

Jeux d’enfants, op. 22 – Georges Bizet (1838-1875)

Symphony No. 4 in F Minor, op. 36 – Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)

Sunday, January 17, 2016, 4:00 PM

Works

Overture, The Creatures of Prometheus Ballet, op. 43 – Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

Capriccio Espagnol, op. 34 – Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844-1908)

Symphony No. 8 in G Minor, op. 88 – Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904)

Sunday, March 20, 2016, 4:00 PM

Salute to Youth: 5th Annual Student Concerto Winners

Program

Selections from Les Preludes – Franz Liszt (1811-1886)

Violoncello Concerto No. 3 in B Minor, op. 51, mvt. I – Georg Goltermann (1824-1898)

Soloist: Alexander Canicosa-Miles, Violoncello

Violin Concerto in C Major, op. 48, mvt. I – Dmitry Kabalevsky (1904-1987)

Soloist: Erin Nishi, Violin

Violoncello Concerto  in B Minor, op. 104, mvt. I – Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904)

Soloist: William Suh, Violoncello

Symphony No. 2, in D flat Major, op. 30 – Howard Hanson (1896-1981)

Sunday, October 30, 2016, 4:00 PM

Symphonically Spooky

Venue

Hapuna Prince Beach Hotel, Grand Ballroom

Works

In the Hall of the Mountain King – Edvard Grieg (1843-1907)

Funeral March of a Marionette – Charles Gounod (1818-1893)

Pirates of the Caribbean – Ted Ricketts

The Waltzing Cat – Leroy Anderson (1908-1975)

Selections from Phantom of the Opera – Andrew Lloyd Webber (1948-     )

Arranged by Calvin Custer

Sleeping Beauty Waltz – Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)

Die Fledermaus Overture – Johann Strauss II (1825-1899)

Music from Frozen – Bob Krogstad

Danse Macabre, op. 40 – Camille Saint-Saens (1835-1921)

Witches Round Dance from Symphonie Fantastique – Hector Berlioz (1803-1869)

Tuesday, January 17, 2017, 6:00 PM

Fundraiser Concert: An Evening of Chamber Music featuring Rei Hotoda

Venue

Private Residence in Kohala area

Featuring

Rei Hotoda, Piano soloist

Works

Sonata No. 5 in F Major, op. 24 for violin and piano – Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

Spring Sonata, mvt. I with Ursula Vietze, violin

Rei Hotoda, Piano

Vocalise, op. 34, No. 14 – Serge Rachmaninoff (1873-1943)

Rei Hotoda, Piano

Valse Miniature, op. 1, No. 2 for double bass and piano – Serge Koussevitsky (1874-1951)

Rei Hotoda, Piano

Brian Dollinger, Double Bass

Eine kleine Nachtmusik (Serenade No. 13 in G Major, K. 525) – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

Ursula Vietze & Joel Gimpel, Violin

Susan McGovern, Viola

Herb Mahelona, Cello

Brian Dollinger, Double Bass

Three Preludes for Piano – George Gershwin (1898-1937)

Piano Concerto No. 9 in E-flat Major, K. 2271 – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

Soloist: Rei Hotoda, Piano

Sunday, January 22, 2017, 4:00 PM

New Year’s in Paradise

Works

Carnival Overture, op. 92 – Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904)

Pizzicato Polka – Johann Strauss II (1825-1899)

Radetzky March, op. 228 – Johann Strauss Sr (1804-1849)

Wine, Women, and Song, op. 333 – Johann Strauss II (1825-1899)

Éljen a Magyar Polka, op. 332 – Johann Strauss II (1825-1899)

Orpheus in the Underworld Overture – Jacques Offenbach (1819-1880)

Le Nozze de Figaro Overture, K. 492 – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

Kaiser-Walzer, op. 437 “Emperor Waltz) – Johann Strauss II (1825-1899)

Blue Tango – Leroy Anderson (1908-1975)

A Salute to the Big Apple Medley – Calvin Custer, arranger (1939-1998)

Ohne Sorgen Polka, op. 271 – Johann Strauss II (1825-1899)

Sunday, March 26, 2017, 4:00 PM

Unstoppable Youth
Salute to Youth: 6th Annual Student Concerto Winners

Works

Piano Concerto No. 3 in D Major, mvt. I – Dmitry Kabalevsky (1904-1987)

Soloist: Isabella Liu, Piano

Piano Concerto No. 1 in E Minor, mvt. III – Frederic Chopin (1810-1849)

Soloist: Jeremy Lee, Piano

Clarinet Concerto in A Major, mvt. I – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

Soloist: Max Arakaki, Clarinet

Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, op. 67 – Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

Tick-Tack Polka (encore) – Johann Strauss II (1825-1899)

Sunday, October 15, 2017, 4:00 PM

Triumph and Desire

Works

Fanfare from La Peri – Paul Dukas (1865-1935)

Adagio from Spartacus – Aram Khachaturian (1903-1978)

Suite No. 1 from Carmen – Georges Bizet (1838-1875)

I. Prélude
II. Aragonaise
III. Intermezzo
IV. Séguedille
V. Les Dragons d’Alcala
VI. Les Toréadors

Symphony No. 5 in E Minor, op. 64Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)

I. Andante – Allegro con anima
II. Andante cantabile, con alcuna licenza
III. Valse. Allegro moderato
IV. Finale. Andante maestoso – Allegro vivace

Sunday, November 26, 2017, 4:00 PM

You Raise Me Up Gala Fundraiser Concert with wine and pupus

Venue

Private home in Kailua-Kona, HI

Featuring

Kevin Vortmann, Broadway vocalist

Program

Performance included vocal selections by Harry Connick Jr, Josh Groban, Michael Buble, and more.

Sunday, January 28, 2018, 4:00 PM

Rustic Inspirations
Salute to Youth: 7th Annual Student Concerto Winners

Works

Suite in A Major, op. 98b, American – Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904)

Cello Concerto No. 4 in G Major, op. 65, mvt. IIIGeorg Goltermann (1824-1898)

Soloist: Celina Lim, Cello (student of Nancy Masaki)

Symphonie Espagnole, op. 21, mvt. IÉdouard Lalo (1823-1892)

Soloist: Allyson Kwong, Violin (student of Sheryl Shohet)

Cello Concerto in E Minor, op. 85, mvt. ISir Edward Elgar (1857-1934)

Soloist: Joshua Chang, Cello (student of Nancy Masaki)

Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo – Aaron Copland (1900-1990)

I. Buckaroo Holiday
II. Corral Nocturne
III. Saturday Night Waltz
IV. Hoe-Down

Sunday, March 25, 2018, 4:00 PM

Remarkable Flair featuring Ignace Jang, Violin

Works

Overture to Cosi fan tutte, K. 588Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

Violin Concerto in E Minor, op. 64Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

I. Allegro molto appassionato
II. Andante
III. Allegretto non troppo – Allegro molto vivace

Soloist: Ignace “Iggy” Jang, Violin

Salut d’amour, op. 12Sir Edward Elgar (1857-1934)

Symphony No. 8 in F Major, op. 93Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

I. Allegro vivace e con brio
II. Allegretto scherzando
III. Tempo di menuetto
IV. Allegro vivace

Wednesday, March 28, 2018, 5:00 PM

Fundraising Concert featuring Ignace “Iggy” Jang

Venue

Private home in Kailua-Kona, HI

Featuring

Ignace “Iggy” Jang, Violin soloist

Christine Suehisa-Jang, Pianist

Program

Program included Clair de Lune by Claude DeBussy; Mi Amigo Cholo by Atilio Stampone; Carmen Fantasy by Pablo de Sarasate; Tangos by Astor Piazzolla, and other works.

Sunday, October 7, 2018, 4:00 PM

A Hawai‘i Homecoming featuring Anthony Arnone

Works

Rumanian Folk Dances – Béla Bartók (1881-1945)

Symphony No. 4 in B-flat Major, op. 60 – Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

Cello Concerto in B Minor, op. 104 – Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904)

Soloist: Anthony Arnone, Cello

Saturday, October 27, 2018, 4:00 PM

Gala Fundraiser: Hamilton Star Comes to Paradise

Venue

Private home in Kailua-Kona, HI

Featuring

Julius Thomas III, Broadway vocalist

Loren Wilken, Pianist

Program

Program included favorites from Broadway, the crooners, and pops eras such as “Somewhere Over the Rainbow,” “Fly Me To The Moon,” “Haven’t Met You Yet,” and “I’ll Be There,” and works by Frank Sinatra, Michael Buble, John Legend, and The Jackson 5.

Sunday, October 28, 2018, 4:00 PM

Gala Fundraiser: Hamilton Star Comes to Paradise

Venue

Waiki‘i Ranch, Waimea, HI

Featuring

Julius Thomas III, Broadway vocalist

Loren Wilken, Pianist

Program

Program included favorites from Broadway, the crooners, and pops eras such as “Somewhere Over the Rainbow,” “Fly Me To The Moon,” “Haven’t Met You Yet,” and “I’ll Be There,” and works by Frank Sinatra, Michael Buble, John Legend, and The Jackson 5.

Sunday, January 27, 2019, 4:00 PM

En Pointe Brilliance
Salute to Youth: 8th Annual Madeline Schatz-Harris Youth Concerto Winners

Works

Dance of the Hours from La Gioconda – Amilcare Ponchielli (1834-1886)

Featuring West Hawaii Dance Theatre and Academy Dancers

Concerto for Flute and Orchestra, op. 107 – Cécile Chaminade (1857-1944)

Soloist: Kiana Kawahara, Flute (student of Sabrina Saiki-Mita)

Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra – Alexander Arutiunian (1920-2012)

Soloist: Davan Sagara, Trumpet (student of Ken Hafner)

Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Major, op. 15, mvt. I – Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

Soloist: Isabella Liu, Piano (student of Dr. Thomas Yee)

Swan Lake Suite, op. 20a – Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)

Featuring West Hawai‘i Dance Theatre and Academy Dancers

Guest Principal Dancers: Shaina Leibson, Joseph LaChance

Sunday, March 24, 2019, 4:00 PM

Of History and Nature

Works

Overture to Nabucco – Guiseppe Verdi (1813-1901)

Symphonic Suite from The Battle of Kuamo‘o (World Premiere)

Herb Mahelona, Composer and Conductor

Featuring performers from Kamehameha Schools, Kea’au, HI

I. The Battle of Nu’uanu
II. Final Farewell of Kehuaokalani and Manono
III. The Kapu is Broken
IV. The Death of Kekuaokalani and Manono

Symphony No. 2 in D Major, op. 73 – Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

Sunday, May 11, 2018, 4:00 PM

Pops Goes the Philharmonic! Fundraiser

Featuring

Beth Dunnington, Vocalist

Kat Reuss, Vocalist

Cheryl “Quack” Moore, Piano

Program

A Salute to the Big Bands – Calvin Custer (1939-1998)

Broadway Tonight! – Bruce Chase (1912-2001)

“Serenata” and “Blue Tango” – Leroy Anderson (1908-1975)

Music of MGM – Greg Gilpin (1964-     )

Star Wars: Through the Years – John Williams (1932-     )

Cole Porter Salute – Carl Strommen (1939-     )

“Moon River” – Henry Mancini (1924-1994)

“My Funny Valentine” – Calvin Custer (1939-1998)

Dances with Wolves – John Barry (1933-2011) / Steve Rosenhaus (1952-     )

Gershwin by George! – Jerry Brubaker (1946-     )

Sunday, October 6, 2019

Yee and Tchaikovsky

Works

Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat Minor, op. 23 – Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)

Soloist: Dr. Thomas Yee, Piano

Symphony No. 2 in D major, op. 43 – Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)

Saturday, November 2, 2019, 2:00 PM
Sunday, November 3, 2019, 2:00 PM

Gala Fundraisers: First You Dream

Venue

Private home in Kailua-Kona, HI

Featuring

Allison Blackwell, Broadway vocalist

Cheryl “Quack” Moore, Pianist

Program

“’S Wonderful” – George Gershwin (1898-1937)

“Summertime” from Porgy and Bess – George Gershwin (1898-1937)

“I Got the Sun in the Morning” from Annie Get Your Gun – Irving Berlin (1888-1989)

“In the Still of the Night” from Rosalie – Cole Porter (1891-1964)

“The Man I Love” from Lady, Be Good – George Gershwin (1898-1937)

“Stormy Weather” from The Cotton Club Parade – Harold Arlen (1905-1986)

“Right as the Rain” from Bloomer Girl – Harold Arlen (1905-1986)

“I Dreamed A Dream” from Les Miserables – Claude-Michel Schonberg (1944-     )

“You Make Me Feel Like A Natural Woman” – Carole King (1942-     )

Sunday, January 26, 2020, 4:00 PM

Innocent Beginnings
Salute to Youth: 9th Annual Madeline Schatz-Harris Youth Concerto Winners

Works

Overture to Fidelio, op. 72c – Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

Cello Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, op. 49, mvt. I – Dmitri Kabalevsky (1904-1987)

Soloist: Mira Hu, Cello (student of Nancy Masaki)

The Four Seasons, Spring, op. 8, mvt. I – Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)

Soloist: Sevastyan Swan, Violin (student of Sheryl Shohet)

Cello Concerto in E Minor, op. 85, mvt. I & II – Sir Edward Elgar (1857-1934)

Soloist: Alexander Canicosa-Miles, Cello (student of Jonathan Koh)

Symphony No. 1 in G Minor, op. 13, Winter Daydreams – Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)

Sunday, March 22, 2020, 4:00 PM

Literature Comes to Life

Canceled due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Works

Der Freischutz Overture, J. 211 – Carl Maria von Weber (1786-1826)

Thoreau Contemplates Eternity on Walden Pond – David Stern (1963-     )

Mother Goose Suite – Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)

Symphonic Suite from The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring – Howard Shore (1946-     ) arranged by John Whitney

Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture – Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)

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