Beethoven Rachs!

Naoto Otomo, conductorWilliam Wolfram, piano   Beethoven – Concerto for Piano No. 5 (Emperor)Rachmaninoff – Symphony No. 2 What’s Interesting About This Show The season comes to a close in grand style with Naoto Otomo conducting Rachmaninoff’s romantic and evocative Symphony No. 2 and William Wolfram performing Beethoven’s majestic Emperor Concerto. This season finale will.. read more →

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.. 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 Single tickets go on sale.. 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.. 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 →

Handel, Beethoven & Sibelius

Joseph Swensen delighted Honolulu audiences as violinist and conductor last season and returns in a special program that highlights the talent and angelic sounds of our own principal harpist, Constance Uejio. Experience the rich Nordic landscape of Sibelius and the early genius of Beethoven, led by Maestro Joseph Swensen.   The Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra (HSO).. read more →

Ode to Joy

Ode to Joy JoAnn Falletta, Conductor The Oʻahu Choral Society, Artistic Director Esther S. Yoo Thursday, Dec. 29 at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 30 at 7:30 p.m. Blaisdell Concert Hall – THESE TICKETS ARE NOW EXCLUSIVELY AVAILABLE AT THE BLAISDELL BOX OFFICE Tickets from $34 A New Year tradition! Maestro JoAnn Falletta returns to lead.. read more →

Program Notes: Concerto for Two Pianos

Here’s a sneak preview at the program notes for our November 23rd concert, Concerto for Two Pianos. The notes below will also be published in the concert program. Get Tickets Program Notes for Hawai’i Symphony Orchestra Halekulani Masterworks: Concerto for Two Pianos November 23, 2014 Program Notes by Laurie Shulman ©2014 Symphony No. 6 in F,.. read more →