Filmed in Hawaii

This exciting program takes concertgoers on a whirlwind adventure of music from the silver screen. Maestro Richard Kaufman conducts a melodic journey of music from movies filmed here on our beautiful islands. Program includes music from Jurassic Park, Pirates of the Caribbean, Hook, Lost, Hawaii Five-0 and more! Aloha attire encouraged. Friday, January 25 at.. read more →

Brass Transit

Brass Transit Brass Transit pays tribute to the decades-long multi-platinum songbook of CHICAGO. The eight-piece band joins the HSO on-stage to play popular hits such as: Saturday In The Park, 25 or 6 to 4, If You Leave Me Now, Feelin’ Stronger Every Day and Beginnings. Brass Transit goes far beyond just imitating the songs;.. read more →

The Music of Pink Floyd

The Music of Pink Floyd Windborne Music and Brody Dolyniuk are back! Last season we brought you The Music of Journey and The Music of Led Zeppelin – this season, we’re bringing you Windborne’s Rock Symphony The Music of Pink Floyd, featuring singer Brody Dolyniuk. Watch the complete rock band and your HSO perform music.. read more →

Tribute to Broadway

A Tribute to Stephen Sondheim and Andrew Lloyd Webber In April the HSO salutes the two most successful Broadway composers of the past 50 years; Stephen Sondheim and Andrew Lloyd Webber. Broadway stars Debbie Gravitte, Anne Runolfsson and Hugh Panaro join the HSO to sing favorite songs from megahit shows like Sweeney Todd, A Little Night Music,.. read more →

Superhero Soundtrack

Dust off your cape and come dressed as your favorite superhero (or villain!) for a concert that will take you up, up and away! You’ll want to shout, “Holy Chafetz, Batman!” when you hear some of the most memorable superhero themes of all time from blockbusters like The Avengers, X-Men, Wonder Woman, Batman and more!.. read more →

Saturday at the Symphony – Organ Symphony

Food  |  Drink  |  Symphony An Evening of Entertainment for only $75* Join the Hawai’i Symphony Orchestra backstage and on the Ward Lanai at the Blaisdell Concert Hall for a pre-concert reception! Purchase this amazing, all-inclusive French inspired package to our Saturday Season Opening Masterworks performance and you receive: One (1) Section B seat (best.. read more →

Beethoven & Ravel

The season finale features the return of Grammy Award-Winning artist Augustin Hadelich performing Beethoven’s treasured violin concerto. Celebrated Japanese Maestro Naoto Otomo takes the podium in this program that truly showcases the brilliance of the HSO in works inspired by Greek legends and stories of love, including Ravel’s vibrant and rousing work, Daphnis et Chloé… read more →

Glass and a Fifth

The distinguished former Toronto Symphony Music Director, Peter Oundjian makes his HSO debut conducting Beethoven’s iconic Fifth Symphony. From opera houses, concert halls, the dance world, film, and pop, the music of Philip Glass has made him one of the most influential composers of our time. Robert McDuffie (for whom the American Four Seasons was.. read more →

Arabian Nights

Since his time as HSO Principal Clarinet, David Shifrin has become an artist in demand around the world. Performing as soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician. He returns for his solo appearance with the Hawai’i Symphony Orchestra collaborating with Rei Hotoda, newly appointed Fresno Philharmonic Music Director. She conducts Scheherazade, the symphonic story of A Thousand.. read more →

Chopin & Schumann

Renowned pianist Orli Shaham makes her HSO debut with Chopin’s passionate and elegant concerto. Maestro Guillermo Figueroa, Principal Conductor of the Santa Fe Symphony Orchestra, Music Director of the Music in the Mountains Festival in Colorado and Music Director of the Lynn Philharmonia in Florida, will lead Schumann’s Bach-inspired symphony, one of the richest and most.. read more →