Hawaii Symphony Orchestra Broadcasts

Hawaiʻi Public Radio is proud to present broadcasts of performances by the Hawaiʻi Symphony Orchestra recorded live during HSO’s 2014-2015 Halekūlani Masterworks Series at the Blaisdell Concert Hall in Honolulu. HPR Music Director Gene Schiller is your host.

All broadcasts air on Sundays from 1 - 3pm on HPR-1. See specific dates below.

The Hawaiʻi Symphony Orchestra broadcasts on Hawaiʻi Public Radio are sponsored by Mid-Pacific Institute, home of Mid-Pacific Institute School of the Arts.

July 12 – The Bard, Ballet & Bolero
Stuart Chafetz, Conductor
Onium Ballet Project, Minou Lallemand artistic director
Tchaikovsky – Overture-Fantasy to Romeo & Juliet
Mendelssohn – Selections from A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Britten – Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes
Ravel – Bolero

 Bard and Bolero

July 19 – French Impressions
Bruno Ferrandis, Conductor
Fabio Badini, Piano
Debussy – Printemps
Ravel – Piano Concerto in G Major
Satie – Gymnopedies Nos 1 & 3
Debussy – La Mer

 French Impressions

July 26 – Concerto for Two Pianos
David Stewart Wiley, Conductor
Christina & Michelle Naughton, Piano
Beethoven – Symphony No. 6, Pastoral
Hovhaness – Symphony No. 2, Mysterious Mountain
Poulenc – Concerto for Two Pianos in D minor

2 Pianos

August 2 – Constantine Conducts Brahms
Andrew Constantine, Conductor
Michael Ludwig, Violin
Nielsen – Overture to Maskarade
Sibelius – Violin Concerto in D minor
Brahms – Symphony No 1 in C minor

   Constantine - Brahms

August 9 - Ode to Joy
JoAnn Falletta, Conductor
O‘ahu Choral Society
Wagner – Selections from Act III of Die Meistersinger
Beethoven – Symphony No 9 in D minor

   Ode to Joy

August 16 - Tchaikovsky and Mozart
JoAnn Falletta, Conductor
Berlioz – Overture to Beatrice & Benedict
Tchaikovsky – Violin Concerto in D major
Mozart – Symphony No 41, Jupiter

  Tchaikovsky & Mozart

August 23 - Quinn Kelsey & Marjorie Owens
Arias and selected works by Leoncavallo, Mascagni, Massenet, Verdi & Wagner


Kelsey & Owens    

August 30 – Vivaldi’s Four Seasons
Rossini – Overture to William Tell
Vivaldi – The Four Seasons
Tchaikovsky – Symphony No 2 in C Minor, Little Russian

4 Seasons

September 6 – Espana
Revueltas – Homenaje a Federico Garcia Lorca
Lalo – Cello Concerto in D minor
Falla – Three Cornered Hat


September 13 - Otomo Returns
Akutagawa – Triptyque for String Orchestra
Mozart – Piano Concerto in C major, No 25
Bartok – Concerto for Orchestra

 Otomo Returns

September 20 - Season Finale with JoAnn and Jake
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Jake Shimabukuro, ukulele 

Yasui - Concerto No. 1 for Ukulele and Orchestra (World Premiere)
Mahler - Symphony No. 1 in D Major, "Titan"

Joann Falleta, Jake Shimabukuro

Broadcast series supported by Mid-Pacific Institute