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 →

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 →

Season Finale – Saturday at the Symphony

Join us Saturday, June 1 and celebrate our Season Finale! One low price gets you Early Bird dinner at Chef Chai on Kapiolani and one (1) Section B ticket to the Season Finale Beethoven & Ravel featuring Augustin Hadelich and Maestro Naoto Otomo at the Blaisdell Concert Hall. Dinner  4:30 – 6:15 p.m. | Chef.. read more →

Symphony in the Park 2019

Friday, May 31 | 5:00 p.m.Kailua District Park Pavilion This free event is brought to you in part by the generosity of Alexander & Baldwin 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 FREE!  This family-friendly program features music.. read more →

$100,000 Matching Challenge

Donate before April 15, 2019, EXTENDED TO APRIL 19, 2019 and your donation will be matched dollar-to-dollar, up to $100,000. Thanks to the generosity of Elizabeth Wong, following the spectacular World Premier of local composer Michael-Thomas Foumai’s Raise Hawaiki, we have a matching challenge! We know you value the arts, particularly when it positively impacts your life and givesus the ability to share our unique.. read more →

Lucky to Have You

We have two special offers to pass on to our loyal patrons and supporters. The first is a $25 ticket for any seat in Section C for ANY Saturday Halekulani Masterworks program. The second offer is 4-pack mini-subscription – Section B tickets to our final four Halekulani Masterworks programs for $100. The $25 tickets only need.. read more →

Happy 7th Birthday HSO

TODAY IS OUR 7th BIRTHDAY! And to celebrate, we’re offering our patrons $7 tickets to any concert* in the 2018/2019 season. To say MAHALO for all your support over the past 7 years, we’re giving back to everyone who has supported us. Purchase a ticket before midnight on Sunday, March 10, to an upcoming show and.. read more →

Happy 7th Birthday HSO!

TODAY IS OUR 7th BIRTHDAY! And to celebrate, we’re offering our patrons $7 tickets to any concert* in the 2018/2019 season. To say MAHALO for all your support over the past 7 years, we’re giving back to everyone who has supported us. Purchase a ticket before midnight on Sunday, March 10, to an upcoming show and.. read more →

It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s a Guy with a Baton!

by Donald Munro   Meet Stuart Chafetz. By day he’s a mild-mannered, unobtrusive musician who’d blend into any crowd. But by night Maestro Chafetz becomes — wait for it now — Superconductor! Just to clarify, that’s using the second definition of the term. (We aren’t talking about a metal that allows electricity to pass through it.. read more →