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 open,.. 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 tickets:.. read more →

Mostly Mozart

Carl St. Clair, conductorNorman Krieger, piano Mozart – Overture to The Abduction from the SeraglioMozart – Piano Concerto No. 24Shostakovich – Symphony No. 10 What’s Interesting About This Show The pure genius of Mozart will be on full display with venerated pianist Norman Krieger performing one of Mozart’s most admired concertos. Carl St. Clair balances.. 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 →

William Wolfram

American pianist William Wolfram was a silver medalist at both the William Kapell and the Naumburg International Piano Competitions and a bronze medalist at the prestigious Tchaikovsky Piano Competition in Moscow. Wolfram has appeared with many of the greatest orchestras of the world and has developed a special reputation as the rare concerto soloist who.. read more →

Behzod Abduraimov

Behzod Abduraimov’s performances combine an immense depth of musicality with phenomenal technique and breath-taking delicacy. He works with leading orchestras worldwide including the Los Angeles Philharmonic, London Symphony Orchestra, NHK Symphony Orchestra and Münchner Philharmoniker, and prestigious conductors including Valery Gergiev, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Manfred Honeck, Lorenzo Viotti, Vasily Petrenko, James Gaffigan, Jakub Hrůša and Vladimir.. read more →

Jeffrey Kahane

Equally at home at the keyboard or on the podium, Jeffrey Kahane has established an international reputation as a truly versatile artist, recognized by audiences around the world for his mastery of a diverse repertoire ranging from Bach, Mozart and Beethoven to Gershwin, Golijov and John Adams. Mr. Kahane appears as soloist with major orchestras.. read more →

Norman Krieger

A native of Los Angeles, Norman Krieger is one of the most acclaimed pianists of his generation and is highly regarded as an artist of depth, sensitivity and virtuosic flair. As the Los Angeles Times put it, “Krieger owns a world of technique-take that for granted. He always knows exactly where he is going and.. read more →

Soyeon Kate Lee

First prize winner of the 2010 Naumburg International Piano Competition the 2004 Concert Artist Guild International Competition, Korean-American pianist Soyeon Kate Lee has been lauded The New York Times as a pianist with “a huge, richly varied sound, a lively imagination and a firm sense of style,” and by the Washington Post for her “stunning command of the keyboard.” Soyeon Kate’s 2018/2019 season includes recitals in Durango,.. read more →

Program Notes: Beethoven & Schumann

Program Notes: Halekulani Masterworks Beethoven & Schumann Sunday, March 19 @ 4pm Program Notes by Laurie Shulman ©2017 Overture to Fidelio, Op.72c Ludwig van Beethoven Born 16 December, 1770 in Bonn Germany Died 26 March, 1827 in Vienna, Austria Approximate duration 6 minutes First performed by the HSO in 1904 Q:        Why would any composer write.. read more →