Ode to Joy

JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Esther S. Yoo, O’ahu Choral Society


Saturday, January 4, 2020
Honolulu Club – 5:00 p.m.

Concert Conversations – 6:30 p.m.

Concert 7:30 p.m.

Tickets: $36, $52, $77, $95


Sunday, January 5, 2020
Concert Conversations – 3:00 p.m.

Concert 4:00 p.m.

Tickets: $36, $52, $77, $95

Tchaikovsky –  Francesca da Rimini
Beethoven – 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 a year-long celebration of the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birthday.

In 2020, the musical world, and your HSO will celebrate Tchaikovsky’s 180th birthday, starting with Francesca da Rimini a symphonic interpretation of the tragic tale of Francesca da Rimini, a beauty who was immortalized in Dante’s Divine Comedy.

Soprano Marsha Thompson, Alto Maya Hoover, Tenor Ta’u Pupu’a and Baritone SeungHyeon Baek will be performing with the O’ahu Choral Society.


Click on the date to purchase tickets: $36, $52, $77, $95

Ticket sales close at the HSO Box Office at noon on Friday, January 3. To purchase tickets after this time, please purchase through Ticketmaster.


Date Night at the Symphony – $150

A pre-concert event at the Honolulu Club plus a ticket to the concert for two!

  • 5:00 – 6:30 pm
  • Upscale, heavy pupus
  • Two Drinks each
  • Two Section B tickets to the concert
  • Small Box of Chocolates
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