Spread Aloha with Give Aloha

Give Aloha  The annual “Give Aloha” campaign at Foodland and Sack ‘N Save stores is on now through the end of September. Simply use your Maika‘i card at the checkout register to make a donation of up to $249 to the HSO (code #78739). Customers must use their Maika`i Card to make a donation.  Donations exceeding $249.. read more →

Merchandise

Bring a piece of your musical experience home. Choose from the options below, or stop by the marketing table at each performance. Inventory is updated regularly, so check back often! Oftentimes our guest artists bring with them a wide variety of CDs available for purchase at their performance. Chopin Tote Bag – $20 Ladies Tahiti.. read more →

A Few Words from Artistic Advisor JoAnn Falletta

We are delighted to welcome you to another season of music, an escape from the world around us into the world within us. The Finnish composer Rautavaara believed that each one of us has an enchanted island deep inside us, and that the only way we can access that magic place is by listening to.. read more →

Which subscription is right for me?

Which Subscription is right for me? First of all, Mahalo! Let us begin by saying, mahalo! 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, regardless, we hope to make your entire experience as rich and enjoyable as possible… read more →

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 →

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 →

Program Notes: Beethoven & Schumann

Program Notes: Halekulani Masterworks Beethoven & Schumann Sunday, March 19 @ 4pm Program Notes by Laurie Shulman ©2017 Overture to Fidelio, Op.72c Ludwig van Beethoven Born 16 December, 1770 in Bonn Germany Died 26 March, 1827 in Vienna, Austria Approximate duration 6 minutes First performed by the HSO in 1904 Q:        Why would any composer write.. read more →