Hawaii Symphony Orchestra kicks off season with ‘Taste’ of what’s to come

How would you like to spend a night at the symphony for just five dollars?

The Hawaii Symphony Orchestra is offering a special preview of its 2015-2016 Halekulani Masterworks season at “Taste of the Symphony.”

The 60-minute program will feature several iconic works, including excerpts from Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, popular suites from Bizet’s Carmen and Tchaikovsky’s famous 1812 Overture.

The sampler concert will be held Wednesday, Sept. 23, at 7:30 p.m., at the Blaisdell Concert Hall.

Tickets will be available at the door for $5 beginning at 4 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. Children two and under are free.

Concertgoers are encouraged to dress casually, bring the whole family and come early to enjoy dinner at the Honolulu Farmer’s Market from 4-7 p.m.

The Hawaii Symphony Orchestra was founded in 2011 and made its debut in 2012. The new HSO carries on the legacy of the Honolulu Symphony, which was founded in 1900 and performed for more than a century. The orchestra employs 84 professional musicians and presents classical masterworks, pops, educational and community programs.

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