Featuring Maestro Rob Fisher and Nā Leo Pilimehana
Join us for the second concert in HSO’s musicthatPOPS series! Maestro Rob Fisher leads the HSO in our premiere holiday pops event, featuring classics with a local twist. The HSO is proud to welcome Hawaiʻi’s favorite vocal trio, Nā Leo Pilimehana, to the stage for these joyful concerts featuring both their own music and definitive renditions of festive songs. Everyone is warmly invited to participate in the traditional audience holiday sing along.
Program will feature festive orchestral standards including Sleigh Ride by Leroy Anderson and Fantasia on Greensleeves by Ralph Vaughan Williams, hit music from holiday movies such as The Polar Express and Miracle On 34th Street, and a set of popular holiday songs featuring Nā Leo Pilimehana including Jingle Bell Rock, O Holy Night and Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas.
Tickets range from $27-$79 and are available online, in our box office or through the Blaisdell box office.
$13 student rush tickets and $20 military tickets are available beginning Monday, December 7, with a valid ID (must purchase in person).
Rob Fisher, Conductor
Rob Fisher is an internationally recognized music director, conductor and pianist, and a leading figure in American music and musical theater. He has been a guest of virtually every major orchestra in the country as conductor or pianist.
With the New York Philharmonic, he has conducted the acclaimed concert versions of Carousel and My Fair Lady as well as Mr. Keillor at 70. Other recent highlights include debuts with the Boston and Chicago Symphonies and appearances with the Philadelphia and Cleveland orchestras, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and the San Francisco, Atlanta, Pittsburgh, Baltimore, and National symphonies. At Carnegie Hall with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, he led gala performances of Guys and Dolls and The Sound of Music. He conducted The New York Pops on many occasions, sharing concerts with the late Skitch Henderson. As a pianist, Fisher has been soloist for Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue and Concerto in F with orchestras across the country.
About Nā Leo Pilimehana
Celebrating over 30 years, Nā Leo Pilimehana is the most popular, most award-winning and biggest selling Hawaiian band in the world. Over their career, Nā Leo signed with Sony Music Japan and became the biggest selling Hawaiian artist ever in Japan, released over 23 CDs nationwide, have had over 20 #1 radio hits in Hawaii including Flying with Angels, Friends, North Shore Serenade, Local Boys, I Miss You My Hawaii, and many more.
They recorded the biggest selling single in Hawaii history (Local Boys) at just 17 years old, and since then have won an incredible 22 Hoku Awards (Hawaiian’s version of Grammy’s), have been in the top 20 AC charts nationally with Poetry Man and The Rest of Your Life and made music that’s become part of our lives and the fabric of Hawaii. They continue to perform to sell-out crowds in Japan, Hawaii, and the US.
VIP parking is not available for purchase.
All ages will need to purchase a ticket for entry.
Monday, August 31, 2015 @ 9:00 am HI time
$79 Orch A – N Center / Balc A – J, Balc K – L center
$66 Orch CC- EE, Orch A- N sides, Orch O – Q / Balc M – P center
$53 Orch R – S / T – W center / Balc K – P sides
$40 Orch X – Z center / Balc Q – S center
$27 Orch T – Z sides / Balc Q – S sides
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