All Nippon Airways celebrating music with inaugural Honolulu Music Week festival

ANA Honolulu Music Week runs November 15-17

Sponsored by All Nippon Airways

All Nippon Airways is hosting a three-day music festival in Honolulu November 15-17. The inaugural ANA Honolulu Music Week is a one-of-a-kind gathering where world-class musicians, composers, artists, residents and visitors will come together in harmony to celebrate the common thread that joins us — music. The event will feature local musicians like Robert Cazimero, Kalapana and Eden Kai, as well as international stars like Engelbert Humperdinck, Ryoko Moriyama, violinist Ryu Goto, baritone Quinn Kelsey, and tenor Pene Pati.

From classical, jazz, and pop to Hawaiian and contemporary island music, attendees will be able to enjoy music at venues across town. There will be a variety of free concerts at Royal Hawaiian Center, International Marketplace, the Ritz-Carlton Residences Waikiki Beach, Kapiolani Park Bandstand, and the Hawaiian Mission Houses, and Bishop Square.

Kawaiahaʻo Church will host two very special concerts on Saturday, Nov 16. Ryu Goto will perform with the Hawaii Chamber Music Festival and ʻIolani School at 2:00 pm. The other is concert is Leo Pasifika – Voices of the Pacific and will feature Quinn Kelsey, Honolulu’s internationally recognized baritone opera star; Pene Pati, Auckland’s acclaimed tenor and part of the Sole-Mio trio; Blythe Kelsey, mezzo-soprano; and soprano Mālia Ka’ai Barrett.

Blaisdell Concert Hall and will feature the Opening Gala on Friday, November 15 with a who’s who list of artists ranging from Robert Cazimero to Japanese folk singer Ryoko Moriyama – all accompanied by our very own Honolulu Symphony Orchestra.

ANA is a proud supporter of the arts and is committed to bringing together people from around the world to celebrate music right here in Hawaii. They also have long-standing relationships with world-class musicians, composers and artists that they fly around the world. They wanted to bring these worlds together to support music education here in Hawaii.

ANA is partnering with the Hawaii Symphony Orchestra, the Hawaii Youth Symphony, the University of Hawaii Symphony Orchestra, the Hawaii Chamber Music Festival and ʻIolani School. There are opportunities for artists and composers to do workshops with students and teachers. ANA is supporting music education in Hawaii by providing opportunities to bring world-class music to Hawaii and also feature the abundance of local talent that we have right here in Hawaii too.

A full schedule of events and links to ticket information visit hnlmusicweek.org.