Hawaiʻi Symphony Orchestra Broadcasts - 2017

Jul 3, 2017

Hawaiʻi Public Radio is proud to present broadcasts of performances by the Hawaiʻi Symphony Orchestra recorded live during HSO’s 2016-2017 Halekūlani Masterworks Series at the Blaisdell Concert Hall in Honolulu. HPR Music Director Gene Schiller is your host.

All broadcasts air on Saturdays from 7-9 pm on HPR-2. See specific dates below.

Sponsored by Mid-Pacific Institute, home of Mid-Pacific School of the Arts.

July 8, 2017
Tao Rachs

Conductor – Gerard Schwarz
Soloist – Conrad Tao, piano

Brahms – Symphony No 3
Rachmaninoff – Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Liszt – Les Preludes

July 15, 2017
The Planets

Conductor – Sarah Ioannides
Soloist – Ray Chen, violin

Wagenaar – Overture to Taming of the Shrew
Bruch – Violin Concerto No 1
Holst – The Planets

July 22, 2017
Kennard Plays Liszt

Conductor – Ward Stare
Soloist – Sean Kennard, piano

Wagner – Overture to Rienzi
Liszt – Piano Concerto No 1
Sibelius – Symphony No 5

July 29, 2017
Augustin Plays Lalo

Conductor – Marcelo Lehninger
Soloist – Augustin Hadelich, violin

Mozart – Overture to The Magic Flute
Lalo – Symphonie Espagnole
Beethoven – Symphony No 4

August 5, 2017
Ode to Joy 

Conductor – JoAnn Falletta
O‘ahu Choral Society, Esther S. Yoo, artistic director

Strauss – Death & Transfiguration
Beethoven – Symphony No 9, Choral

August 12, 2017
Made in America 

Conductor – JoAnn Falletta
Soloist – William Wolfram, piano

Barber – Overture to the School for Scandal
Gershwin – Piano Concerto in F major
John Corigliano – Phantasmagoria Suite
Bernstein – West Side Story Symphonic Dances

August 19, 2017
Brahms Double Concerto 

Conductor – Xian Zhang
Soloists – Ignace Jang, violin; Mark Votapek, cello

Rachmaninoff – Vocalise
Brahms – Violin & Cello Concerto in A minor
Tchaikovsky – Suite from Sleeping Beauty
Tchaikovsky – Marche Slave

August 26, 2017
Schubert “The Great”

Conductor and soloist – Joseph Swensen, violin

Barber – Violin Concerto
Schubert – Symphony No 9, The Great

September 2, 2017
Ocean Dreams

Conductor – JoAnn Falletta
Soloist – JinJoo Cho, violin; Aaron D. Mahi, vocalist

Zemlinsky, The Little Mermaid
Mendelssohn, Violin Concerto
Anders Paulsson, Kumulipo Reflections (world premiere)

September 9, 2017
Romeo & Juliet

Conductor – Ken Lam
Soloist – Sayaka Shoji

Vaughn Williams, Five Variants of “Dives and Lazarus”
Resphigi – Concerto Gregoriano
Prokofiev – Romeo & Juliet Suite

September 16, 2017
Season Finale with Otomo & Watts

Conductor – Naoto Otomo
Soloist – Andre Watts

Rachmaninoff – Piano Concert No 2
Ravel – Mother Goose Suite
Stravinsky – The Firebird