The orchestra's performance will feature works written in German, Russian and Spanish national styles, including Brahms' Symphony No. 2, DeFalla's Spanish Dance, Chabrier's Espana, and Stravinsky's Berceuse and Finale.
"We are looking forward to sharing these masterworks with our audiences in Hawaii," says Philip Baldwin, conductor of the Whitworth Orchestra.
Following the final concert of the tour, which will be performed at Kawaiaha'o Church, a reception hosted by President Taylor will be held at the Manoa Grand Ballroom. For more information and to register, please visit www.whitworth.edu/taylortour.
Following is information for each concert location. Admission is free. For more information, please call (509) 777-3280.
- Wednesday, May 18, at 7 p.m.
Harris United Methodist Church
20 S Vineyard Blvd.
- Friday, May 20, at 7 p.m.
Waialua United Church of Christ
67174 Farrington Highway
- Sunday, May 22, at 9 a.m. & 4 p.m.
957 Punchbowl Street
(Taylor reception following at 6 p.m. at Manoa Grand Ballroom, 2454 S. Beretania St.)
Philip Baldwin is director of string studies, conductor of the Whitworth Orchestra, and assistant professor of violin. He also is the concertmaster and assistant conductor of the Coeur d'Alene Symphony and a former tenured member of the Spokane Symphony, as well as a frequent guest conductor, lecturer and recitalist.
Located in Spokane, Wash., Whitworth is a private liberal arts university affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA). The university, which has an enrollment of nearly 3,000 students, offers 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs.
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