Northern Lights

Carlos Miguel Prieto, conductorSoyeon Kate Lee, piano Grieg – Concerto for PianoSibelius – Symphony No. 2 What’s Interesting About This Show Carlos Miguel Prieto, Musical America’s 2019 Conductor of the Year and the brilliant pianist Soyeon Kate Lee return to perform an explosive program featuring the sounds and colors of the north. Grieg’s beloved piano.. read more →

Symphonie Fantastique!

Michael Stern, conductorSandy Cameron, violin Copland – Fanfare for the Common ManElfman – Concerto for Violin & Orchestra (Eleven Eleven)Berlioz – Symphonie Fantastique What’s Interesting About This Show “I’m not out to prove anything to anybody. I’m just out to challenge myself.” Such was Danny Elfman’s mentality when the composer was approached about writing a.. read more →

Naoto Otomo

Graduated from Toho Gakuen School of Music. Studied under Seiji Ozawa, Kazuyoshi Akiyama, Tadaaki Otaka and Morihiro Okabe. While still being a student of the Toho Gakuen, he entered NHK Symphony Orchestra and had his debut with the orchestra at 22. Now Otomo is a Honorary Guest Conductor of Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, conductor laureate of.. read more →

William Wolfram

American pianist William Wolfram was a silver medalist at both the William Kapell and the Naumburg International Piano Competitions and a bronze medalist at the prestigious Tchaikovsky Piano Competition in Moscow. Wolfram has appeared with many of the greatest orchestras of the world and has developed a special reputation as the rare concerto soloist who.. read more →

Single Ticket Sales

Single tickets to all performances go on sale August 15, 2019. Click on the concert date for more information. Subscriptions renewals and new subscriptions are available by phone 94-MUSIC (946-8742) or in-person at the HSO Box Office. Click here for seating and pricing information Halekulani Masterworks Symphonie Fantastique! Michael Stern, conductor Sandy Cameron, violin American conductor,.. read more →

Elfman, Turned Up To “Eleven Eleven”

The Hawai’i Symphony Orchestra will perform Danny Elfman’s first freestanding orchestral work with Sandy Cameron September 21 and 22. By Nick Dobreff (Colorado Symphony)  “I’m not out to prove anything to anybody. I’m just out to challenge myself.” Such was Danny Elfman’s mentality when the composer was approached about writing a violin concerto in 2014… read more →

Jun Märkl

Jun Märkl is a highly-respected interpreter of both symphonic and operatic Germanic repertoire, and also for his idiomatic explorations of the French impressionists. His long-standing relationships at the state operas of Vienna, Berlin, Munich and Semperoper Dresden have been complemented by his directorships of the Nationaltheater Mannheim (1994-2000), Orchestre National de Lyon (2005-11), MDR Symphony.. read more →

Alexi Kenney

The recipient of a 2016 Avery Fisher Career Grant, violinist Alexi Kenney has been named “a talent to watch” by the New York Times, which also noted his “architect’s eye for structure and space and a tone that ranges from the achingly fragile to full-bodied robustness.” His win at the 2013 Concert Artists Guild Competition at the.. read more →

Rune Bergmann

An energetic and compelling figure on the podium, Norwegian conductor Rune Bergmann is a dynamic, versatile conductor with an extensive classical, romantic, operatic and contemporary repertoire.  Considered among today’s most talented young Scandinavian conductors, his elegant interpretations and reputation as an inspiring and profound musician continue to attract the attention of orchestras throughout the world… read more →

Behzod Abduraimov

Behzod Abduraimov’s performances combine an immense depth of musicality with phenomenal technique and breath-taking delicacy. He works with leading orchestras worldwide including the Los Angeles Philharmonic, London Symphony Orchestra, NHK Symphony Orchestra and Münchner Philharmoniker, and prestigious conductors including Valery Gergiev, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Manfred Honeck, Lorenzo Viotti, Vasily Petrenko, James Gaffigan, Jakub Hrůša and Vladimir.. read more →