Choral Festival guests join Symphony Chorus recital
The Honolulu Symphony Chorus will present a free recital at 7 p.m. tomorrow in the Mission Memorial Auditorium, featuring the guest artists of the Hawaii International Choral Festival.
The annual Mid-Festival Artists Recital showcases mezzo-soprano Leneida Crawford (right), soprano Vicki Gorman (below) and baritone Burr Cochran-Phillips, in an intimate and relaxed setting as they perform songs by Debussy, Fauré and Hartmann.
Joining them will be three gifted local students selected to take part in the recital. Baritone Keane Ishii of the University of Hawaii at Manoa and mezzo-soprano Pauline Taumalolo of Leeward Community College will perform arias from operas such as Gounod's Faust and Bizet's Carmen. Soprano Naomi Castro of the university will perform a work by Debussy with the Na Leo Kuho'okahi Ensemble of the Hawaii Youth Opera Chorus.
The auditorium is at 550 South King St. Call the Oahu Choral Society at 524-0815, ext. 257.
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