Symphony in the Park 2017

Symphony in the Park! Friday, May 12, 2017 5:00 p.m. in the Kailua District Park Pavilion Maestro Ken Lam Brahms, Sibelius, Elmer Bernstein & Randy Fong, Mozart, and more! Join us for this annual tradition! Symphony in the Park boasts great views, wonderful music, and a chance to get out with the ohana.  It’s also.. read more →

Program Notes: Ocean Dreams

Program Notes: Halekulani Masterworks Ocean Dreams Saturday, April 1 @ 7:30 pm Sunday, April 2 @ 4pm Program Notes by Laurie Shulman ©2017  Buy Tickets The Little Mermaid [Die Seejungfrau], Symphonic Fantasy after Hans Christian Andersen Alexander von Zemlinsky Born 14 October, 1871 in Vienna, Austria Died 15 March, 1942 in Larchmont, New York   Approximate.. 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 →

Program Notes: Schubert “The Great”

Program Notes: Halekulani Masterworks Schubert “The Great”  Saturday, February 18 @ 7:30 pm and Sunday, February 19 @ 4pm Program Notes by Laurie Shulman ©2017 Concertgoers will be in for a rare treat with Maestro Joseph Swensen joining the Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra on Saturday and Sunday, February 18 & 19 at the Blaisdell Concert Hall. Not.. read more →

Macaroni Grill

On Wednesday, February 22, Romano’s Macaroni Grill in Ala Moana Center is offering you the opportunity to support the HSO when you dine with them. How it Works Please print the page below and present it to your server. This offer is only valid at the Ala Moana Center location on February 22, 2017.  20%.. read more →

Program Notes: Brahms Double Concerto

Program Notes: Halekulani Masterworks Brahms Double Concerto Saturday, February 4 @ 7:30 pm and Sunday, February 5 @ 4pm Program Notes by Laurie Shulman ©2017 Indulge in the beautiful music of Brahms as the Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra  proudly features two of its own musicians – Concertmaster Ignace (Iggy) Jang and Principal Cellist Mark Votapek – in the.. read more →