UH Foundation presents the world premiere of Raise Hawaiki

Musical homecoming “We are coming home as different people to a different Hawai‘i,” wrote Naʻālehu Anthony from aboard Hōkūleʻa as the voyaging canoe hit the midway point between Tahiti and O‘ahu, the final leg of a three-year journey around the world.  He surely wasn’t the only one taking a moment to reflect on 40,000 nautical [...]

By | 2017-06-28T20:57:18+00:00 June 28th, 2017|Community & Media, In the Media|0 Comments

Aloha International Piano Festival presents Jon Nakamatsu and Fabio Bidini

The 2017 Aloha International Piano Festival & Competition  Much loved by Hawaii audience and constantly in-demand around the world, AIPF is thrilled to present two of the hottest pianists of our time, Jon Nakamatsu and Fabio Bidini!  Audience will be treated to the greatest chamber masterworks of Brahms and Schumann in one evening.  Joining forces with the artists are Hawaii Symphony concertmaster, [...]

By | 2017-05-19T23:40:21+00:00 May 19th, 2017|Community & Media, In the Media|0 Comments

Steinway SPIRIO presentation at Waiea at Ward Village

[rev_slider alias="Onyx Duet"] In collaboration with Waiea at Ward Village, Piano Planet hosted an exclusive demonstration of SPIRIO - Steinway & Sons first high-resolution player piano in Hawaii. The demonstration included a piano performance by pianist Tyler Ramos and an introduction to its intuitive operating system which enables one to enjoy performances by the world’s [...]

By | 2017-03-31T21:56:45+00:00 March 31st, 2017|Community & Media, In the Media|0 Comments

Hawaii State Foundation on Culture & Art presents Julia Akatsu Stoyanov

Pianist Julia Stoyanov was born in Fukushima, Japan, the daughter of conductor/composer Boris Stoyanov and pianist Rikako Akatsu Stoyanov. She started to play piano at the age of three and, by the age of twelve was invited to perform at Chopin’s house in Poland. A recipient of many awards, she has given concerts nationally and internally. [...]

By | 2017-02-01T21:22:55+00:00 February 1st, 2017|Community & Media, In the Media|0 Comments

NPR’s “From The Top” Live at Blaisedell Concert Hall on December 2nd

NPR’s From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley, the preeminent showcase for young musicians heard weekly on Hawaiʻi Public Radio comes back to the islands for two live recordings of the hit NPR show, featuring musicians from Hawai’i and beyond. This marks From the Top’s fifth visit to Hawai’i, having recorded seven shows over the [...]

By | 2016-11-03T21:51:26+00:00 November 3rd, 2016|Community & Media, In the Media|0 Comments

Honolulu Broadway Babies presents Ryan Cayabyab and The Ryan Cayabyab Singers

Maestro Ryan, the Philippines top Composer renowned for "Kay Ganda Ng Ating Musika," celebrates 100 years of song with his vibrant singing group performing his hit songs and more!!! Don't miss Ryan Cayabyab and The Ryan Cayabyab Singers in Honolulu, Friday, October 28, 7:30 p.m., at the New Life Theatre! Tickets are $45, $55, and [...]

By | 2016-10-21T19:56:14+00:00 October 21st, 2016|Community & Media, In the Media|0 Comments