Day 9 – 12 Days of Christmas

A Tribute to Stephen Sondheim and Andrew Lloyd Webber In April the HSO salutes the two most successful Broadway composers of the past 50 years; Stephen Sondheim and Andrew Lloyd Webber. Broadway stars Debbie Gravitte, Scarlett Strallen and Hugh Panaro  join the HSO to sing favorite songs from megahit shows like Sweeney Todd, A Little.. read more →

Day 8 – 12 Days of Christmas

The HSO welcomes the debut of Austrian maestro and esteemed former Houston Symphony Music Director, Hans Graf, in this all-Austrian program of Mozart and Bruckner. HSO brass will provide the power for the late-romantic symphony, while Nakamatsu and Kailua-raised Lisa Nakamichi (organizer of the annual Aloha International Piano Festival) will join forces to perform this.. read more →

Day 6 – 12 Days of Christmas

Dust off your cape and come dressed as your favorite superhero (or villain!) for a concert that will take you up, up and away! Maestro Stuart Chafetz conducts an iconic program that includes: Captain America Theme, Theme from The Avengers, music from Spider-Man, Theme from The Incredibles and more! DAY 6 – 12 Days of.. read more →

Day 7 – 12 Days of Christmas

Brass Transit Brass Transit pays tribute to the decades-long multi-platinum songbook of CHICAGO. The eight-piece band joins the HSO on-stage to play popular hits such as: Saturday In The Park, 25 or 6 to 4, If You Leave Me Now, Feelin’ Stronger Every Day and Beginnings. Brass Transit goes far beyond just imitating the songs;.. read more →

2018 Limited-Edition Hand-Painted Ornaments

  Purchase your holiday ornament online or by calling 94-MUSIC, and have it shipped for only $6. Purchase your holiday ornament at the following locations. HSO Box Office at 3610 Waialae Avenue Holiday Pops at the Hawaii Theatre Hawaii Theatre December 12 at 7:30 PM read more →

Day 5 – 12 Days of Christmas

HSO Concertmaster, Iggy Jang, will perform this violin masterwork of Vieuxtemps. Tchaikovsky’s milestone symphony and an elusive gem by Lili Boulanger complete this vivid program conducted by Symphony Tacoma Music Director, Sarah Ioannides. Sarah Ioannides, conductor Ignace Jang, violin L. Boulanger – D’un Matin de Printemps Vieuxtemps – Violin Concerto No. 5 Tchaikovsky – Symphony.. read more →

Day 3 – 12 Days of Christmas

This year our perennially popular “Ode to Joy” program also features one of today’s most acclaimed and admired pianists, Yefim Bronfman. The orchestra will be joined by the forces of the O’ahu Choral Society and led by JoAnn Falletta. This all-Beethoven program is an event not to be missed. Piano tuning for this performance courtesy of Alan Nishimura.. read more →

Day 4 – 12 Days of Christmas

This exciting program takes concertgoers on a whirlwind adventure across the silver screen. Maestro Richard Kaufman conducts a melodic journey of music from movies filmed here on our beautiful islands. Program includes music only* from Jurassic Park, Pirates of the Caribbean, Hook, Lost, Hawaii 5-0 and more! Aloha attire encouraged. *No film clips are shown during this performance. DAY.. read more →

Day 2 – 12 Days of Christmas

Join the HSO for its annual Holiday Pops Concert Wednesday, December 12, at 7:30 p.m. This festive, annual event is at the Hawaii Theatre this year. Maestro Rob Fisher leads the HSO in a seasonal celebration featuring selections from Home Alone and The Nutcracker, Hanukkah favorites and a tribute to Jim Nabors. Special guests include:.. read more →

Day 1 – The 12 Days of Christmas

Classical Mystery Tour is more than just a rock concert. Imagine The Beatles playing in concert with a symphony orchestra! Hear Penny Lane with a live trumpet section; experience the beauty of Yesterday with an acoustic guitar and string quartet; enjoy the rock/classical blend on the hard edged I Am the Walrus. From early Beatles music on through the solo years, Classical Mystery Tour is.. read more →