Press Release: Michael Titterton, new HSO President

HAWAII SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF MICHAEL TITTERTON AS PRESIDENT HONOLULU – As the Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra approaches the conclusion of its fifth season, the organization is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Titterton as President. Titterton is the former President and General Manager of Hawaii Public Radio, a position he held from 1999.. read more →

Symphony in Pearl City

Symphony in Pearl City Thursday, June 8, 2017 7:30 p.m. in the Pearl City Cultural Center Maestro Naoto Otomo Mozart, Strauss, Suppe, Ravel, Bizet and more! Join us for a very special community concert in Pearl City. Your Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra will perform in the Pearl City Cultural Center for the very first time on.. read more →

Which subscription is right for me?

Which Subscription is right for me? First of all, Mahalo! Let us begin by saying, mahalo to you. You may be new to the Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra, new to Hawai‘i or a long-time HSO patron looking for more information to guide your decision-making process. We hope to make your entire experience as rich and enjoyable.. read more →

Program Notes: Romeo & Juliet

Program Notes for Hawai’i Symphony Orchestra Halekulani Masterworks 11 – Ken Lam & Sayaka Shoji – 13 & 14 May 2017 Program Notes by Laurie Shulman ©2017   Five Variants on Dives and Lazarus Ralph Vaughan Williams Born 12 October, 1872 in Down Ampney, Gloucestershire, England Died 26 August, 1958 in London Approximate duration 11.. read more →

Symphony in the Park 2017

Symphony in the Park! Friday, May 12, 2017 5:00 p.m. in the Kailua District Park Pavilion Maestro Ken Lam Brahms, Sibelius, Elmer Bernstein & Randy Fong, Mozart, and more! Join us for this annual tradition! Symphony in the Park boasts great views, wonderful music, and a chance to get out with the ohana.  It’s also.. read more →

Program Notes: Ocean Dreams

Program Notes: Halekulani Masterworks Ocean Dreams Saturday, April 1 @ 7:30 pm Sunday, April 2 @ 4pm Program Notes by Laurie Shulman ©2017  Buy Tickets The Little Mermaid [Die Seejungfrau], Symphonic Fantasy after Hans Christian Andersen Alexander von Zemlinsky Born 14 October, 1871 in Vienna, Austria Died 15 March, 1942 in Larchmont, New York   Approximate.. read more →

Press Release: Beethoven & Schumann

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 2, 2017 with the Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra Indulge in an afternoon of Beethoven and Schumann Pianist Zhang Zuo and Maestro Jun Märkl join Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra   HONOLULU – Pianist Zhang Zuo (“Zee Zee”) and Maestro Jun Märkl join the Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra (HSO) for a glorious afternoon of Beethoven and Schumann.. read more →

Press Release: Cirque at the Cinema 3/18/17

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  with the Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra experience the spellbinding wonder of cirque de la symphonie Cirque de la Symphonie offers unique and elegant fusion of cirque and orchestra HONOLULU – Experience the wonder of cirque and the beauty of live orchestra when the Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra (HSO) presents Cirque at the Cinema, a.. read more →

Program Notes: Verdi’s Requiem

Program Notes: Verdi Requiem Program Notes provided by the O‘ahu Choral Society   Messa da Requiem Giuseppe Verdi Requiem Dies irae Offertorium Sanctus Agnus Dei Lux aeterna Libera me Text and Translation I. Requiem and Kyrie Chorus:  Requiem aeternam dona eis, Domine; et lux perpetua luceat eis. Te decet hymnus, Deus, in Sion, et tibi reddetur.. read more →

Ruth’s Chris Fundraising Dinner

Dinner or Dinner & Ticket Packages You are cordially invited to attend a special post-concert fundraising dinner on March 19, 2017. This special event is hosted by the Hawai‘i Symphony Associates and will take place at Ruth’s Chris Steak House in the Waterfront tower. It is $110 to attend, but your $150 purchase will also.. read more →