Rachmaninoff’s Ravishing Second Symphony

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 leave.. read more →

Beethoven’s “Eroica” – CANCELLED

Rune Bergmann, conductorBehzod Abduraimov, piano Following directives from the CDC regarding the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, the Hawai’i Symphony Orchestra is working with local government to limit the impact of the virus in our community. Because the health and well-being of HSO audiences and musicians is of paramount importance, we have made the very difficult decision.. read more →

Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto – CANCELLED

Following directives from the CDC regarding the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, the Hawai’i Symphony Orchestra is working with local government to limit the impact of the virus in our community. Because the health and well-being of HSO audiences and musicians is of paramount importance, we have made the very difficult decision to cancel all concerts through.. read more →

Kahane Plays Beethoven – CANCELLED

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 →

Ode to Joy

JoAnn Falletta, conductorEsther S. Yoo, O’ahu Choral Society Tchaikovsky –  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 →