Bernstein’s 100th Birthday

Critically acclaimed conductor, Keith Lockhart has led the Boston Pops for two decades and is in his seventh season as Principal conductor for the BBC Concert Orchestra. In his HSO debut, he will lead a program that celebrates leonard Bernstein’s 100th anniversary year and his remarkable passion and genius. Leonard Bernstein’s 1954 Serenade translates some.. read more →

Latin Pop Revolution!

Featuring Matt Catingub! The Cat is Back! For more than a decade Matt Catingub was the Principal Pops Conductor with the Honolulu Symphony. He returns to Honolulu to share the stage with the Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra on Friday, March 9, 2019 at 7:30 pm, for his toe-tapping production Latin Pop Revolution! Concertgoers will be “Livin’.. read more →

Sinfonia d’Amore

Sinfonia d’Amore: “A Symphony of Love” with songs from Italy, India, the Americas and Hawaii, featuring internationally acclaimed artist Makana Grammy-nominated guitarist, singer and composer Makana (whose name means “a gift given freely”), will join the Hawai’i Symphony Orchestra on Valentine’s weekend for a passionate performance of love songs from around the world, intertwined with.. read more →

Eastern Light

Maestro JoAnn Falletta will lead the HSO through this dynamic Eastern Light program featuring Griffes, The Pleasure Dome of Kubla Khan; Stravinsky, Song of the Nightingale; Borodin, Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor and the World Premiere of Chen Yi’s Southern Scenes Concerto for Flute & Pipa. Griffes Pleasure Dome is filled with dynamic change and.. read more →

Shhhhhh We Have a Secret!

Join the Hawai’i Symphony Orchestra and Kamehameha Schools for a very unique performance – our first ever Pop-Up Symphony at the warehouse at SALT in Our Kaka‘ako! Maestro JoAnn Falletta will conduct this complimentary, live performance, the first in the HSO’s Pop-Up Series, on December 30 at 5:00 pm. The lively, urban and open design of SALT.. read more →

Surprise Surprise!

While I’m getting to the age when surprises are less and less welcome, there have been a couple recently for which I am immensely grateful. The first occurred last week just as we were mailing out notices about our end-of-year fundraising Campaign, when I learned that the HSO’s Board of Directors had banded together to.. read more →

Special Holiday Treat – Holiday Pops and Ballet Hawaii’s Nutcracker

Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra’s Holiday Pops, featuring Amy Hānaiali’i Saturday, December 9 at 7:30 pm Ballet Hawaii’s Nutcracker, with a unique Hawaiian historical theme Friday, December 15 at 7:30 pm Now through our exclusive offer, you can celebrate the holidays party with two spectacular, uniquely Hawaiian, holiday performances for one special price of $95. It’s first-come.. read more →

2017 Limited-Edition, Hand-Painted Holiday Ornaments

  Purchase your holiday ornament online or by calling 94-MUSIC, and have it shipped for only $5. Purchase your holiday ornament at the following locations. HSO Box Office at 3610 Waialae Avenue Holiday Pops Featuring Amy Hānaiali’i Blaisdell Concert Hall December 9 at 7:30 PM Jeff Peterson & Mālama ʻĀina Blaisdell Concert Hall December 10 at.. read more →

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 →