Program Notes: Soprano Sumi Jo

Program Notes: Soprano Sumi Jo October 24, 25 & 27 2015 Program Notes by Laurie Shulman ©2015 This weekend’s program features popular arias, duets, and opera overtures, primarily from the late romantic era. Choosing repertoire by composers from five European countries, soprano Sumi Jo and conductor Jorge Mester have compiled an attractive program that draws.. read more →

The Nightmare Before Christmas Costume Contest!

Our Pops Season Premiere We’re kicking off our musicthatPOPS season with a bang! The full feature film The Nightmare Before Christmas will be projected on the big screen with dialogue, singing and effects accompanied by Danny Elfman’s enigmatic score played live by your Hawai’i Symphony Orchestra. Click here for tickets.  Dress to Impress: It’s a.. read more →

Guitar Hero

Guitar Hero Featuring Maestro Scott Yoo and Guitarist Pablo Villegas Sunday, Nov. 15 at 4:00 p.m. Blaisdell Concert Hall Tickets from $34 Tickets sales are now closed Maestro Scott Yoo has led orchestras across the nation, and will make his debut as guest conductor with the Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra this fall. The first half of the.. read more →

musicthatPOPS: The Nightmare Before Christmas

Tickets sales are now closed. See one of Tim Burton’s most celebrated films like never before!  The full feature film The Nightmare Before Christmas will be projected on the big screen with dialog, singing and effects accompanied by Danny Elfman’s enigmatic score played live by your Hawai’i Symphony Orchestra. Families are welcome and costumes are.. read more →

Soprano Sumi Jo

Soprano Sumi Jo Featuring Maestro Jorge Mester & Soprano Sumi Jo Saturday, Oct. 24 at 7:30 p.m. | Blaisdell Concert Hall Sunday, Oct. 25 at 4:00 p.m. | Blaisdell Concert Hall Tuesday, Oct. 27 at  7:00 p.m. | Maui Arts & Cultural Center Ticket sales are now closed (scroll down to purchase Maui tickets) Soprano superstar Sumi Jo makes.. read more →

Program Notes: Pines of Rome

Program Notes: Pines of Rome Halekulani Masterworks | September 26 & 27 Program Notes by Laurie Shulman ©2015 Overture to Semiramide Gioachino Rossini Born 29 February, 1792 in Pesaro, Italy Died 13 November, 1868 in Passy, near Paris, France Approximate duration 12 minutes First HSO performance 1992 The Rossini Overture is a genre unto itself. Few.. read more →

Taste of the Symphony

Taste of the Symphony Wednesday, Sept. 28 @ 7:30pm Blaisdell Concert Hall Join us for our third annual Taste of the Symphony event! All music fans are invited to sample the 16-17 Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra Season, for a special $5 Community Concert.  Taste of the Symphony is a great “sampler” concert for the entire family. Why?.. read more →

A Little Bit Goes a Long Way

Four Easy Ways to Support Your Symphony  Thanks to your continued support, we are delighted to keep the music playing as we begin our fourth season. We’ve partnered with three community programs to make it more convenient for our patrons, families and friends to support the symphony this fall. Help us reach our goal of 50 new.. read more →

Season Opening: Pines of Rome

Season Opening: Pines of Rome Featuring JoAnn Falletta & Iggy Jang Saturday, Sept. 26 at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27 at 4:00 p.m. Blaisdell Concert Hall Tickets from $34 Tickets are now available exclusively through the Blaisdell Box Office. Call the Blaisdell box office at (808) 768-5252 – Dial 0 to speak to a representative.  Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra artistic.. read more →

Macy’s Shop For A Cause

On August 29, Macy’s will partner with the Hawai’i Symphony Orchestra to invite customers to participate in Macy’s 10th annual national “Shop For A Cause” charity shopping event! How it Works Customers can purchase shopping passes from the HSO for $5.00. Bring the pass to Macy’s on Saturday, August 29, 2015, and save up to 30%! Save.. read more →