Ode to Joy

Join us for an evening of joy and unity as we celebrate the holiday season. The fourth Halekulani Masterworks concert in the 2017-2018 season is Ode to Joy with the O’ahu Choral Society Thursday, December 28 at 7:30 pm and Friday, December 29 at 7:30 pm. The HSO’s Artistic Advisor, JoAnn Falletta, conducts this annual celebration of.. read more →

#GivingTuesday – Support Your HSO

WE INVITE YOU TO JOIN THE MOVEMENT! Last year, the Hawai’i Symphony Orchestra was one of more than 10,000 organizations in 46 countries that came together to celebrate #GivingTuesday. Help us exceed last year’s success by “getting out the give” this November 28! WHAT IS #GIVINGTUESDAY? #GivingTuesday is about ordinary people coming together doing extraordinary things… read more →

The Disney Magic is Coming Back to Honolulu

The Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra will perform live to Disney Animated Feature film segments   The Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra (HSO) will perform “DISNEY IN CONCERT A Dream is a Wish,” Friday, January 5, at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, January 6, at 2:00 pm, at the Neal Blaisdell Concert Hall. DISNEY IN CONCERT A Dream is a.. read more →

Jeff Peterson & Mālama ʻĀina

Join us for the World Premiere of Jeff Peterson’s Concert for Slack Key Guitar and Orchestra, Mālama ʻĀina   Jeff Peterson is an artist who lives in the heart of Hawaii’s music scene. He has been honored with eight Na Hoku Awards and contributed to more than one Grammy award-winning project. The World Premiere of his.. read more →

Holiday Pops Featuring Amy Hānaiali’i

Join us for the first musicthatPOPS performance with our Holiday Pops featuring Amy Hānaiali’i  Enjoy a well-deserved break from the hustle and bustle of the holidays with the Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra (HSO) at its annual Holiday Pops concert, part of its musicthatPOPS series, featuring Grammy-nominated vocalist Amy Hānaiali’i at 7:30 pm on Saturday, December 9. The.. read more →

Scheduled Routine Website Maintenance

We will be performing routine maintenance on our website https://tickets.hawaiisymphonyorchestra.org Wednesday, October 25, from 8:30 am – noon HST. During the maintenance period you may experience intermittent issues with ticket purchases and using the login function. If you would like to purchase tickets during this period, we encourage you to call our box office at (808) 946-8742. We.. read more →

Handel, Beethoven & Sibelius

Joseph Swensen delighted Honolulu audiences as violinist and conductor last season and returns in a special program that highlights the talent and angelic sounds of our own principal harpist, Constance Uejio. Experience the rich Nordic landscape of Sibelius and the early genius of Beethoven, led by Maestro Joseph Swensen.   The Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra (HSO).. read more →

Hawaii Youth Symphony to Play with the Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra

  Hawaii Youth Symphony’s top orchestra, Youth Symphony I (YSI), will perform with the Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra (HSO) at the Blaisdell Concert Hall on Thursday November 2 at 7:30 pm. Each HSO musician will sit next to a YSI musician, making for an unforgettable evening for the youth symphony musicians, Hawai‘i Symphony musicians and the.. read more →

Symphony 101

If you are a first-time guest to the Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra and/or the Blaisdell Concert Hall, you may be unsure what to expect – and what’s expected of you. Here are some tips to ensure a wonderful experience. WHAT SHOULD I WEAR? You’ll notice apparel ranging from business aloha to after-five eveningwear. Though you won’t.. read more →

When Music Comes Full Circle: Interview with Maestro Michael Stern

Sometimes a passion doesn’t become a passion until it surfaces in a more abstract way. And that’s how it happened for Maestro Michael Stern. Stern grew up in a musical household, asking for his first violin a few months shy of his fourth birthday. But even with this engagement and passion, he felt convinced that.. read more →