Hawaiʻi Symphony Orchestra Broadcasts - 2018

Jul 27, 2018

Hawaiʻi Public Radio is proud to present broadcasts of performances by the Hawaiʻi Symphony Orchestra recorded live during HSO’s 2017-2018 Halekūlani Masterworks Series at the Blaisdell Concert Hall in Honolulu. HPR Classical Music Director Gene Schiller is your host.

All broadcasts air Mondays, 8-10 pm on HPR-2 (find your frequency). See specific dates below.

Broadcasts of the Hawaiʻi Symphony Orchestra on Hawaiʻi Public Radio are sponsored by Bronster Fujichaku Robbins



Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra Broadcasts, 2017-2018 Season

July 30, 2018
The New World
Michael Stern, conductor
Fabio Bidini, piano

Shostakovich – Festive Overture
Brahms – Piano Concerto No. 2
Dvorak – Symphony No. 9 From the New World

August 6
Handel, Beethoven & Sibelius

Joseph Swenson, conductor
Constance Uejio, harp

Handel – Harp Concerto No. 4
Beethoven – Symphony No. 1
Sibelius – Symphony No. 1

August 13, 2018
Jeff Peterson & Mālama ‘Āina

Carl St. Clair, conductor
Jeff Peterson, slack key guitar

Beethoven – Overture to Egmont
Jeff Peterson – Concerto for Slack Key Guitar and Orchestra, Mālama ‘Āina
Prokofiev – Symphony No. 5

August 20, 2018
Ode to Joy
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
O‘ahu Choral Society

Vaughn Williams - Fantasia on a theme of Thomas Tallis
Beethoven – Symphony No. 9 Choral

August 27, 2018
Eastern Light
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Gao Hong, pipa
Linda Chatterton, flute

September 3, 2018
Bernstein’s 100th Birthday

Keith Lockhart, conductor
Robert McDuffie, violin

Copland – Suite from The Tender Land
Bernstein – Serenade after Plato’s “Symposium”
Beethoven – Symphony No. 8

September 10, 2018
Lang Lang
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Lang Lang, Piano

Mussorgsky Arr. Ravel - Pictures at an Exhibition
Beethoven - Piano Concerto No.3

September 17, 2018
Barber, Saint-Saens, Mendelssohn

Victor Yampolsky, conductor
Sara Davis Buechner, piano

Barber - Essay #2 for Orchestra, op, 17
Saint-Saens - Piano Concerto #2 in G Minor, op.22
Mendelssohn - Symphony #3 in A Minor, op.56

September 24, 2018
Russian Dances

Laura Jackson, conductor
Esther Yoo, violin

Tchaikovsky – Suite from Swan Lake
Glazunov – Violin Concerto
Stravinsky – Petrushka (1947)

October 1, 2018
The Debuts of Slatkin & Vahala

Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Elina Vahala, violin

Cindy McTee – Finish Line
Sibelius – Violin Concerto
Brahms – Symphony No. 2

October 8 2018
German Treasures

Naoto Otomo, conductor
Philippe Bianconi, piano

Mozart – Overture to La Clemenza di Tito
Schumann – Piano Concerto
Brahms – Variations on a theme of Joseph Haydn
Wagner – Prelude to Die Meistersinger

October 15 , 2018
Tchaikovsky Spectacular with Olga Kern

Carlos Prieto, conductor
Olga Kern, piano

Tchaikovsky – Waltz from Eugene Onegin
Tchaikovsky – Piano Concerto No. 1
Tchaikovsky – Symphony No. 5