May 12, 2015 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Grove Farm Homesteads and Museum, Nawiliwili Road, Lihu’e
2-4 pm Composer Luna Pearl Woolf has been commissioned by the Washington National Opera to write a one-hour opera on Queen Lili’uokalani and the fall of the Hawaiian Monarchy. Luna discusses her work and the opera-in-progress, which is slated to be produced in January 2016 at the Kennedy Center in DC, as well as the possibility of bringing the opera to the islands in 2017, the 100-year anniversary of Lili’uokalani’s death. A Q&A with the composer will follow.
Donations at door for the talk.
4-6 pm “All about Bach, an intimate afternoon with cellist Matt Haimovitz”
The master cellist will play and talk about Bach and his relationship to the 6 Suites for solo cello composed over 35 years, and how his interpretations have evolved over the years. Q&A with the artist will follow the lecture demonstration.
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Space is limited; registration fee $25 per participant.