Back by popular demand, two-time Emmy Award winner Cheryl “Quack” Moore and world-renowned pianist Anthony Maroudas will return to the Kahilu Theatre stage Sunday, February 3, 2019, at 4 PM. Ticket info below.
This concert will be performed on two pianos and is designed to explore the dynamics of composers including Shostakovich, Mozart, Cui, Debussy-Ravel, Guastavino, with a big blockbuster finale: the Rachmaninoff 2nd Suite for two pianos, Op. 17.
Cheryl “Quack” Moore (a.k.a. Cheryl Hardwick) left New York City in 2001 to “retire” in Hilo after having spent 25 years on Saturday Night Live as bandmember, composer, and music director. She holds a Masters degree from Juilliard School of Music, and won her Emmys as a composer for “Sesame Street.” In 2002 she joined the Palace Theater Board of Directors where she served for 12 years as its President. Quack remains active in many areas of the performing arts on the Big Island, frequently performing chamber music with Iggy Jang, Chee Yun, and Parry Karp. She has also been the music director/conductor for numerous Palace Theatre musical performances.
Anthony Maroudas was born in Hermanus, South Africa, where he studied with Lamar Crowson, Yonty Solomon, and Craig Sheppard. His skills led him to perform both as a soloist and ensemble player in South Africa, London, and the United States. In Hawai’i, he has played at numerous venues on the Big Island and at the Atherton Studio in Honolulu, and recently appeared in a radio talk show with HPR’s Gene Schiller. In 2006, Anthony settled in Hilo, Hawai’i, where he manages a thriving teaching career. He is a 2017 recipient of Steinway and Sons’ Top Teacher Award for outstanding instruction and leadership in piano education and maintains a strong following of devoted students.
If You Go
Moore and Malouda will perform on the Kahilu Theatre main stage on Sunday, February 3 at 4 PM. Tickets are $65/$45/$25 and can be purchased at kahilutheatre.org, (808) 885-6868 or at the Kahilu Theatre Box Office located at 67-1186 Lindsey Road, Kamuela. As part of the Kahilu Theatre Classical Series Overture program, students under the age of 18 have free admittance when accompanied by a ticket holding adult.