Ravel & Beethoven

Rune Bergmann, conductorBehzod Abduraimov, piano Bizet – Overture from Carmen (Les Toreadors)Ravel – Piano ConcertoBeethoven – Symphony No. 3 (Eroica) What’s Interesting About This Show Rune Bergmann and Behzod Abduraimov make their Hawaiian debuts in a program that features Ravel’s jazz-inspired concerto and Beethoven’s heroic symphony. With Bizet’s rousing March of the Toreadors to open,.. read more →

Tchaikovsky’s Masterpiece

Rei Hotoda, conductorChee-Yun, violin Beethoven – Namensfeier OvertureTchaikovsky – Violin ConcertoElgar – Enigma Variations What’s Interesting About This Show The effervescent violin virtuoso Chee-Yun performs Tchaikovsky’s treasured concerto. Rei Hotoda returns to conduct Elgar’s mysterious and beautiful Enigma Variations. Click on the date to purchase tickets: $36, $52, $77, $95 March 28 March 29 Ticket.. read more →

Classic Kahane

Jeffrey Kahane, conductor & piano Beethoven – Piano Concerto No. 4Mendelssohn – The Hebrides (Fingal’s Cave)Schumann – Symphony No. 1 What’s Interesting About This Show The extraordinary artist Jeffrey Kahane performs dual roles as pianist and conductor in this program of classical masterworks by Beethoven, Mendelssohn, and Schumann. Click on the date to purchase tickets:.. read more →

JoAnn Returns

JoAnn Falletta, conductorBella Hristova, violin Enescu – Romanian Rhapsody No. 1D. Ludwig – Violin ConcertoDvořák – Symphony No. 8 What’s Interesting About This Show The pure genius of Mozart will be on full display with venerated pianist Norman Kreiger performing one of Mozart’s most admired concertos. Carl St. Clair balances the program with Shostakovich’s powerful.. read more →

Ode to Joy

JoAnn Falletta, conductorEsther S. Yoo, O’ahu Choral Society Tchailovsky –  Francesca da RiminiBeethoven – Symphony No. 9 (Choral) What’s Interesting About This Show Artistic Advisor, JoAnn Falletta returns to conduct this annual event that has become a holiday tradition. The triumphal 9th symphony remains a timeless and relevant tribute to brotherhood and will kick off.. read more →

Mostly Mozart

Carl St. Clair, conductorNorman Krieger, piano Mozart – Overture to The Abduction from the SeraglioMozart – Piano Concerto No. 24Shostakovich – Symphony No. 10 What’s Interesting About This Show The pure genius of Mozart will be on full display with venerated pianist Norman Krieger performing one of Mozart’s most admired concertos. Carl St. Clair balances.. read more →

Two Seasons

Keitaro Harada, conductorJ. Scott Janusch, oboe Prokofiev – Symphony No.1 (Classical Symphony)Schubert – Symphony No. 5Magnussen – Nā Kau ‘Elua (The Two Seasons) What’s Interesting About This Show As part of the Hawaiian Oboe Legacy Project, principal oboist Scott Janusch performs a monumental work that celebrates ancient Hawaiian culture on a unique instrument made of.. read more →

Northern Lights

Carlos Miguel Prieto, conductorSoyeon Kate Lee, piano Grieg – Concerto for PianoSibelius – Symphony No. 2 What’s Interesting About This Show Carlos Miguel Prieto, Musical America’s 2019 Conductor of the Year and the brilliant pianist Soyeon Kate Lee return to perform an explosive program featuring the sounds and colors of the north. Grieg’s beloved piano.. read more →

Symphonie Fantastique!

Michael Stern, conductorSandy Cameron, violin Copland – Fanfare for the Common ManElfman – Concerto for Violin & Orchestra (Eleven Eleven)Berlioz – Symphonie Fantastique What’s Interesting About This Show “I’m not out to prove anything to anybody. I’m just out to challenge myself.” Such was Danny Elfman’s mentality when the composer was approached about writing a.. read more →

Naoto Otomo

Graduated from Toho Gakuen School of Music. Studied under Seiji Ozawa, Kazuyoshi Akiyama, Tadaaki Otaka and Morihiro Okabe. While still being a student of the Toho Gakuen, he entered NHK Symphony Orchestra and had his debut with the orchestra at 22. Now Otomo is a Honorary Guest Conductor of Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, conductor laureate of.. read more →