26 Jul 2018

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Taste of the Symphony

September 19

Music lovers rejoice! Taste of the Symphony – a flavorful sampling of music from the Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra’s (HSO) 2018-2019 Season – returns Wednesday, September 19 at 7:00 pm. Led by Maestro Marcelo Lehninger, Taste of the Symphony is a preview concert that takes place immediately following the Honolulu Farmers’ Market. Tickets are only $5 cash and will only be available at the door of the Blaisdell Concert Hall beginning at 4:00 pm.

Halekulani Masterworks

Organ Symphony
Season Opening

September 22
September 23

Marcelo Lehninger, conductor
Cameron Carpenter, organ

Poulenc – Concerto for Organ, Timpani & Strings
Saint-Saëns – Symphony No. 3 “Organ”

Halekulani Masterworks

JoAnn Rachs!

October 27
October 28

JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Bella Hristova, violin

Hindemith – Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by Carl Maria von Weber
Barber – Violin Concerto
Rachmaninoff – Symphony No. 3


Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™ in Concert

Saturday, November 3
Sunday, November 4

From the moment Harry uses the Marauder’s Map to when the Patronus Charm bursts from his wand, you’ll be transported back into the world you love.

CineConcerts is inviting fans back to the Wizarding World for an evening of music and magic in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™ in Concert.  Relive the magic of Harry Potter™ soaring across the big screen in high-definition and experience the music of a live symphony orchestra performing John Williams’ unforgettable score.

Get ready to encounter a Dementor, ride the Knight Bus and discover just who Sirius Black™ really is.


The Music of Pink Floyd

November 9

Windborne Music and Brody Dolyniuk are back! Last season we brought you The Music of Journey and The Music of Led Zeppelin – this season, we’re bringing you Windborne’s Rock Symphony The Music of Pink Floyd, featuring singer Brody Dolyniuk. Watch the complete rock band and your HSO perform music from Dark Side of the Moon and The Wall as well as selections from A Momentary Lapse of Reason and Wish You Were Here – there’s even a sing along with the audience. Of course, you can’t have The Music of Pink Floyd without an amazing light show, lasers and fog!

Post-concert VIP Experience.

Halekulani Masterworks

Votapek Plays Dvorak

November 10
November 11

JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Mark Votapek, cello

Smetana – Overture to The Bartered Bride
Dvořák – Cello Concerto
Suk – Fairy Tale

Halekulani Masterworks

Bohemian Journey

November 17
November 18

Fabio Mechetti, conductor
Conrad Tao, piano

Brahms – Piano Concerto No. 1
Dvořák – Symphony No. 4


Holiday Pops


Join the HSO for its annual Holiday Pops Concert. This festive, annual event is at the Hawaii Theatre this year. Maestro Rob Fisher leads the HSO in a seasonal celebration of holiday favorites, featuring classics with local flair. Share the excitement of the holidays with your HSO, family and friends.


Halekulani Masterworks

Ode to Joy

January 5
January 6

JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Yefim Bronfman, piano
Esther Yoo, artistic director O’ahu Choral Society

Beethoven – Piano Concerto No. 2
Beethoven – Symphony No. 9 “Choral”


Classical Mystery Tour

January 12
January 13

Classical Mystery Tour is more than just a rock concert. Imagine The Beatles playing in concert with a symphony orchestra! Hear Penny Lane with a live trumpet section; experience the beauty of Yesterday with an acoustic guitar and string quartet; enjoy the rock/classical blend on the hard edged I Am the Walrus. From early Beatles music on through the solo years, Classical Mystery Tour is the best of The Beatles like you’ve never heard them. Post-concert VIP Experience, Saturday evening concert only.


Filmed in Hawaii


This exciting program takes concertgoers on a whirlwind adventure across the silver screen. Maestro Richard Kauffman conducts a melodic journey of music from movies filmed here on our beautiful islands. Program includes music from Jurassic Park, Pirates of the Caribbean, Hook, Lost, Hawaii 5-0 and more! Aloha attire encouraged.

Halekulani Masterworks


January 26
January 27

Sarah Ioannides, conductor
Ignace Jang, violin

L. BoulangerD’un matin de Printemps
Vieuxtemps – Violin Concerto No. 5
Tchaikovsky – Symphony No. 1 “Winter Daydreams”

Halekulani Masterworks

Hans Graf Conducts Mozart & Bruckner

February 23
February 24

Hans Graf, conductor
Jon Nakamatsu, piano
Lisa Nakamichi, piano

Mozart – Concerto for Two Pianos
Bruckner – Symphony No. 4 “Romantic”


Superhero Soundtrack

March 8

Dust off your cape and come dressed as your favorite superhero (or villain!) for a concert that will take you up, up and away! Maestro Stuart Chafetz conducts an iconic program that includes: Captain America Theme, Theme from The Avengers, music from Spider-Man, Theme from The Incredibles and more!

Halekulani Masterworks

Stu Conducts Brahms

March 9
March 10

Stuart Chafetz, conductor
Ran Dank, piano

Verdi – Overture to La Forza del Destino
Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 2
Symphony No. 1

Halekulani Masterworks

Chopin & Schumann

March 23
March 24

Maximiano Valdés, conductor
Orli Shaham, piano

Berlioz Le Corsaire
Chopin – Piano Concerto No. 2
Schumann – Symphony No. 2


Brass Transit

April 12

Brass Transit pays tribute to the decades-long multi-platinum songbook of CHICAGO. The eight-piece band joins the HSO on-stage to play popular hits such as: Saturday In The Park, 25 or 6 to 4, If You Leave Me Now, Feelin’ Stronger Every Day and BeginningsBrass Transit goes far beyond just imitating the songs; they embody the music and horn style of CHICAGO. The unforgettable full-symphony orchestra show is simply spellbinding! Brass Transit will bring you back to the most memorable times of your life. Get ready to sing along!

Post-concert VIP Experience.

Halekulani Masterworks

Arabian Nights

April 13
April 14

Rei Hotoda, conductor
David Shifrin, clarinet

Toyama – Rhapsody for Orchestra
Debussy – Rhapsody for Clarinet & Orchestra
von Weber – Concerto for Clarinet No. 1


Tribute to Stephen Sondheim and Andrew Lloyd Webber

April 19

A Tribute to Stephen Sondheim and Andrew Lloyd Webber

In April the HSO salutes the two most successful Broadway composers of the past 50 years; Stephen Sondheim and Andrew Lloyd Webber. Broadway stars Debbie Gravitte, Scarlett Strallen and Hugh Panaro  join the HSO to sing favorite songs from megahit shows like Sweeney Todd, A Little Night Music, Jesus Christ Superstar and Phantom of the Opera! Walk the red carpet and come in your Broadway Best!

Halekulani Masterworks

Glass and a Fifth

April 20
April 21

Peter Oundjian, conductor
Robert McDuffie, violin

Glass – Concerto for Violin No. 2 “The American Four Seasons”
Beethoven – Symphony No. 5

Halekulani Masterworks

Beethoven & Ravel

June 1
June 2

Naoto Otomo, conductor
Augustin Hadelich, violin

Beethoven – Overture to Prometheus
Beethoven – Violin Concerto
Roussel Baachus et Ariane, Suite No. 2
Ravel Daphnis et Chlo, Suite No. 2