Two Seasons

Keitaro Harada, conductorJ. Scott Janusch, oboe Prokofiev – Symphony No.1 (Classical Symphony)Schubert – Symphony No. 5Magnussen – Nā Kau ʻElua | The Two Seasons What’s Interesting About This Show As part of the Hawaiian Oboe Legacy Project, principal oboist Scott Janusch performs a monumental work that celebrates ancient Hawaiian culture on a unique instrument made.. read more →

Northern Lights

Carlos Miguel Prieto, conductorSoyeon Kate Lee, piano Sibelius – Finlandia Grieg – Concerto for Piano Sibelius – Symphony No. 2 What’s Interesting About This Show Carlos Miguel Prieto, Musical America’s 2019 Conductor of the Year and the brilliant pianist Soyeon Kate Lee return to perform an explosive program featuring the sounds and colors of the.. read more →

Symphonie Fantastique!

Michael Stern, conductorSandy Cameron, violin Copland – Fanfare for the Common ManElfman – Concerto for Violin & Orchestra (Eleven Eleven)Berlioz – Symphonie Fantastique What’s Interesting About This Show Danny Elfman will be in Hawaii attending both concerts. “I’m not out to prove anything to anybody. I’m just out to challenge myself.” Such was Danny Elfman’s.. 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 →

When Music Comes Full Circle: Interview with Maestro Michael Stern

Sometimes a passion doesn’t become a passion until it surfaces in a more abstract way. And that’s how it happened for Maestro Michael Stern. Stern grew up in a musical household, asking for his first violin a few months shy of his fourth birthday. But even with this engagement and passion, he felt convinced that.. read more →