Education & Outreach 2017-18

Education and Outreach 2017-2018 Sponsored by the City & County of Honolulu, Central Pacific Bank, Atherton Family Foundation, Cooke Foundation and A&B Properties, the Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra is currently accepting requests for education performance visits from elementary, middle, high school, colleges, and senior residences. All performances are at no cost to the host and are.. 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 →

2017-18 Sunday Subscription

Announcing The 2017-2018 Halekulani Masterworks Sunday 12 We are very excited to announce that Lang Lang has been confirmed as the guest artist for Masterworks 7. Subscribe now to guarantee your seat to see this legendary artist at no additional cost! Subscriptions available by phone 94-MUSIC (946-8742) or in-person at the HSO Box Office. Subscriptions will be.. read more →

2017-2018 Saturday 8 Subscription

Attend eight concerts in the 2017-2018 Halekulani Masterworks Season The Saturday 8 series offers audience members a slightly different experience in 2017-2018 and we invite you to join us! Subscriptions available by phone 94-MUSIC (946-8742) or in-person at the HSO Box Office.Subscriptions will be available online soon! The New World Season Opening* | Sunday, October 1.. 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 →