Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra’s Executive Director Announces November Departure

HONOLULU, HI – Jonathan Parrish, executive director of the Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra (HSO) since 2013, has accepted the executive director position with the Maryland Symphony Orchestra beginning in December. Parrish will continue to serve through mid-November as the HSO conducts a national search for his replacement. “On behalf of the board of directors, we are.. read more →

Harry Potter in Concert Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire™

First a bestseller, then a major movie, now a magical concert event: CineConcerts presents Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire™ in Concert.  Experience your favorite wizard all over again with the music of a live symphony orchestra and the magic of Harry Potter™ soaring across the big screen in high-definition.  Grab your broom and.. read more →

Joe Stepec

Joseph Stepec is the Music Director of the University of Hawaiʻi Symphony Orchestra (UHSO). In that role he has given concerts collaborating with various ensembles throughout Hawaiʻi including the United States Marine Band in a performance of Respighiʻs Pines of Rome; he has also collaborated with orchestras nationally, most recently, a joint performance of Poulencʻs Gloria with the Weber.. read more →

Country Legends

Active Military, Veterans and First Responders, use code LOCALHEROES and any seat is just $20! More than 75 years of country music will be showcased during the Hawai’i Symphony Orchestra’s “Country Legends” concert Friday, September 27 at the Blaisdell Concert Hall at 7:30 p.m. Nashville recording artists Rachel Potter (The X Factor) and Patrick Thomas (The.. read more →

Patrick Thomas

The son of two Broadway singers, Patrick Thomas grew up in Colleyville, Texas surrounded by music. At a young age, he was taken to see the blockbuster hit Titanic. After the movie, he returned home and began playing the underscoring from the film on piano. Continuing to display increasingly high levels of musicianship and the.. read more →

Rachel Potter

Rachel Potter, hailing from St. Petersburg, Florida, began her professional career at Walt Disney World, singing as Ariel, Belle and Nemo. Her first break into the world of musical theater came when she appeared on MTV’s Legally Blonde: The Search for Elle Woods, where she placed in the top 15. She had the honor of.. read more →

Jun Märkl

Jun Märkl is a highly-respected interpreter of both symphonic and operatic Germanic repertoire, and also for his idiomatic explorations of the French impressionists. His long-standing relationships at the state operas of Vienna, Berlin, Munich and Semperoper Dresden have been complemented by his directorships of the Nationaltheater Mannheim (1994-2000), Orchestre National de Lyon (2005-11), MDR Symphony.. read more →

Alexi Kenney

The recipient of a 2016 Avery Fisher Career Grant, violinist Alexi Kenney has been named “a talent to watch” by the New York Times, which also noted his “architect’s eye for structure and space and a tone that ranges from the achingly fragile to full-bodied robustness.” His win at the 2013 Concert Artists Guild Competition at the.. read more →

Carl St. Clair

Music Director of the Pacific Symphony for nearly three decades, Carl St. Clair has become widely recognized for his musically distinguished performances, innovative approaches to programming, and commitment to outstanding educational projects. The largest ensemble formed in the United States during the last fifty years, the Pacific Symphony’s rapid artistic development is due largely to Mr. St… read more →

Waikiki Yacht Club Season Finale Luncheon

Join the Hawai’i Symphony Orchestra down by the water at the Waikiki Yacht Club for a deliciousGreek-themed buffet lunch to celebrate our Saturday season finale inspired by Greek legends and stories of love, including Ravel’s vibrant and rousing work, Daphnis et Chloé Lunch at Waikiki Yacht Club will be held on May 25th from 12:30-2:30.. read more →