Disney In Concert – Magical Music from the Movies


The Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra will perform live to Disney Animated Feature film segments

Saturday, March 30 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, March 31 at 4:00 pm
Blaisdell Concert Hall

Come be enchanted by Disney in Concert – Magical Music from the Movies with your Hawai’i Symphony Orchestra! Enjoy projected video clips from iconic Disney films, and four leading vocalists. Every new generation has a favorite Disney musical, whether it’s The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, The Lion King or Frozen. And then there are the classics, from a Mary Poppins medley to the “Yo ho” of Pirates of the Caribbean. When everyone joins together for memorable moments and melodies that Mouseketeers of all ages know by heart, it feels like a small world, after all.

BUY NOW – Saturday, March 30
BUY NOW – Sunday, March 31

Tickets: $27, $40, $53, $66, $79


Ticket sales close at the HSO Box Office at noon on Friday, March 29. To purchase tickets after this time, please purchase through Ticketmaster


Juliana HansenJuliana Hansen

Juliana Hansen is thrilled to be performing her favorite Disney songs with such wonderful orchestras! She has originated roles in Off-Broadway shows, performed as Millie in the 1st National Tour of Thoroughly Modern Millie and starred in several productions across the country. Her favorite credits include Les Miserables (Eponine), Beauty and the Beast (Belle) and The Wizard of OZ (Dorothy). Juliana was a finalist on NBC’s T.V show, “Grease – You’re The One That I Want,” on which she worked with Tony-Award winning director Kathleen Marshall, Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber, composer Georgia Stitt and performed for Olivia Newton-John. One of her career highlights to date was having the honor to premiere “Happy Working Song” from Disney’s Enchanted, for the incomparable Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz in 2009- prior to the film’s release! Juliana frequently works with the legendary two-time Oscar-winning composer, Richard Sherman and recently was the new voice of Mary Poppins for Walt Disney’s Mary Poppins – the Legacy Collection. Juliana can also be heard as the new voice of Cinderella on Walt Disney Records’ Cinderella – The Lost Chords and Fynsworth Alley’s Sondheim, A Stephen Sondheim Album. She received the Los Angeles Music Center’s Spotlight Award for Best Vocalist and a “Drama-Logue Best Actress” award for The Secret Garden. Juliana has her Masters in Acting from The Guildford School of Acting in England and lives in LA, where she pursues Film and Television. Her favorite Disney movie is The Little Mermaid. Thanks to Ted Ricketts and love to her family!

Stephanie Burkett Gerson

Stephanie Burkett Gerson has a wide range of credits to her name; from theater and theme parks to cruise ships and a favorite National Anthem vocalist. As a proud member of Actor’s Equity, Stephanie has been seen as a lead vocalist and Mrs. Claus in the Rockette’s Radio City Christmas Spectacular National Tour and appeared in I Love A Piano as Ginger at Moonlight Stage Productions in Vista California. Regional Theatre credits: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Narrator), Smokey Joe’s Café (Delee), Nine (Carla), Cats (Jellylorum), Beauty and the Beast (Babette), The Full Monty (Estelle), The Buddy Holly Story (Vi, Mary Lou), Meet Me in St. Louis (Lucille), Sweeny Todd, Richard Sherman’s Pazzazz. Other theatre credits include: You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown (Lucy), Grease (Sandy), The Wizard of Oz (Dorothy). Stephanie is an active member of New York City’s most well know gospel choir, Michael McElroy’s Broadway Inspirational Voices. She also regularly lifts the spirits of America’s troops and their families with the USO Show Troupe.

John DeLisa

John DeLisa is a native of Palm Harbor Florida.  He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from The University of Central Florida where he graduated with honors.  Regional theater credits include Secret Garden (Dickon), Into the Woods (Jack) and Twelfth Night (Feste) for Ruth Eckerd Hall.  Other work includes resident actor/educator with the Orlando Shakespeare Theatre where he performed in Les Miserables and the world premiere of The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley (Arthur) As a featured actor at The Oklahoma Shakespearean Festival John was seen in Legally Blonde (Emmit), Boeing Boeing (Bernard), and As you Like It (Oliver).  Most recently John premiered as a featured vocalist with Viking Ocean Cruises inaugural liner The Viking Star. John is thrilled to be part of the Disney in Concert team.

Payson Lewis

Payson Lewis is originally from the mean suburban streets outside Philadelphia, PA, but now resides in Los Angeles, CA. Payson’s TV credits include: American Crime Story (FX), Revenge (ABC), How I Met Your Mother (CBS), Rules of Engagement (CBS), Love Bites (NBC), VicTORIous (Nickelodeon), and was a Top-4 Finalist on The Sing-Off (NBC). In addition to other recent TV appearances, he’s been seen in For The Record: Dear John Hughes, Glory|Struck Productions’ Bare in role of Peter (BroadwayWorld Award Winner: Best Leading Actor in a Musical), For The Record: Tarantino, The Rocky Horror Show, and as Marty McFly in For The Record: Zemeckis. Payson graduated with honors from the Thornton School of Music at the University of Southern California.


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The musicthatPOPS series is sponsored by Sheraton Waikiki.