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Brass in Song, Madrigals and Hymns

The Honolulu Brass Quintet presents myriad compositions and arrangements, showcasing the ensemble’s majestic and versatile sound. The program includes: DiLorenzo’s Fire Dance, Bach’s Little Fugue in G minor, Schutz’s Ride La Primavera, De Wert’s Vezzosi Augelli, Tovey’s Santa Barbara Sonata, Schuman’s American Hymn, and Thomson’s Family Portrait.

April 8

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April 22

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Brass in Song, Madrigals and Hymns2019-04-01T07:11:03-10:00

Trios, Trios, Trios!

A few words from Jonathan Korth, guest pianist in our Trios, Trios, Trios! program featuring works by Tann, Weber, and Ravel. Join Jonathan and our fabulous Tresemble musicians on March 18 at Paliku Theatre and March 25 at Doris Duke Theatre!

March 25th

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Trios, Trios, Trios!2019-03-29T09:15:20-10:00

Spring Dinner Concert

Spring Dinner Concert

March 16, 2019

Reservations

We invite you to our Spring Dinner Concert featuring the Galliard String Quartet at Waipuna, the elegant Judge James L. Coke House in Nuuanu Valley with our hosts Dr. Keith Pedro and Brian Fujiwara. Enjoy wine and a gourmet dinner catered by MW, followed by an intimate chamber performance. RSVP and submit payment by March 9, 2019. No tickets will be issued for this event, names will be on a list at the door. A portion of your contribution may be tax deductible.

Spring Dinner Concert2019-02-15T21:41:46-10:00

Galliard Plus One

This February, Galliard String Quartet is joined by Hawai’i Symphony Orchestra violist Anna Womack for two unique performances in Honolulu and Kaneohe. Please join us!

 

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Galliard Plus One2019-03-04T08:42:59-10:00

Mo’olelo o ke Koa Featured on Hawaii News Now!

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On January 2, three performers in Chamber Music Hawaii’s Mo’olelo o ke Koa (The Soldier’s Tale) appeared on Hawaii News Now’s Sunrise show. The actors and musician performed excerpts from Stravinsky’s work, showcasing the original Hawaiian translation created specifically for this production. The interview portion with Howard Dicus featured Todd Farley, Director of Mo’olelo o ke Koa, and James F. Moffitt, clarinetist and CMH Board President.

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Mo’olelo o ke Koa Featured on Hawaii News Now!2019-01-21T11:04:30-10:00

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L’Histoire du Soldat

(Mo‘olelo o ke Koa)

Tresemble + University of Hawai‘i

MON JAN 14 7:30pm Doris Duke Theatre

FRI JAN 18 7:30pm Paliku Theatre

“There is a special theatrical delight and wonder that takes place when the worlds of music, word, and movement meet,” says Todd Farley.“Similar to when world cultures share story together, the result is a spectacular evening sure to enthrall young and old alike.”

L’Histoire du Soldat tells the story of a soldier who—while on his way home from the war—encounters the devil and is presented with an appealing deal: to exchange his fiddle for a magic book that will grant him everything he ever wanted. The original French text is by Swiss writer C.F. Ramuz and based on the folk tale, The Runaway Soldier and the Devil. Igor Stravinsky, a 20th-century Russian composer, scored the piece for a septet of violin, double bass, clarinet, bassoon, cornet/trumpet, trombone, and percussion. The work also calls for three main actors (soldier, devil, narrator), a dancer (princess), and additional ensemble dancers.

This co-production between CMH and UH represents the first Hawaiian translation of L’Histoire du Soldat. While it closely follows Ramuz’s libretto, the new version is set in the Big Island and the soldier, Koa, is Hawaiian. The plot revolves around Koa’s struggle with the lure of colonialism and the seduction of materialism that came with it. Farley explains, “Mo’olelo o ke Koa tells a story as old as time itself, true to the first fallen paradise, to post-war Europe and post-colonial Hawaii—we had peace, then enters the Devil. It is fitting that the story of human struggle is shared in a collaborative work between art forms and cultures—between mimes, actors, composers, and musicians; between Hawaiians, Asians, and Europeans.”

Coming up next…2019-01-21T11:04:08-10:00

HBQ Annual Holiday Concert on December 10th

Season’s Greetings from the Honolulu Brass Quintet! Don’t miss their next Holiday Concert at Paliku Theatre on December 10.

 

Dec 10 – Honolulu Brass Quintet
HBQ Annual Holiday Concert on December 10th2018-12-18T15:02:57-10:00

HBQ Annual Holiday Concerts

Season’s Greetings from the Honolulu Brass Quintet! Don’t miss their upcoming Holiday Concerts at the Central Union Church on December 3 and at Paliku Theatre on December 10.

 

Dec 3 – Honolulu Brass Choir
Dec 10 – Honolulu Brass Quintet
HBQ Annual Holiday Concerts2018-12-05T05:13:18-10:00

War & Peace

Meet Marsha of the Spring Wind Quintet and come out to enjoy War & Peace.

 

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War & Peace2018-11-30T10:58:06-10:00

Exclusive Dinner Concert

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Celebrate our new season with us at a dinner concert featuring the Spring Wind Quintet in an exclusive historic residence. Enjoy fine wines and a delicious gourmet dinner by MW Restaurant. Location will be sent with confirmation of purchase. Free valet parking. Reservations are limited and must be received by October 15th. A portion of your cost may be tax deductible. Please consult your tax advisor.

For more information, please contact (808)722-0172 or (808)489-5038 or email info@chambermusichawaii.org

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Exclusive Dinner Concert2018-10-25T21:52:52-10:00