News & Events

The Flying Dutchman – Behind-The-Scenes with Choreographer Eric Sean Fogel

Hawaii Opera Theatre’s production of Wagner’s The Flying Dutchman received critical acclaim when it debuted at the The Glimmerglass Festival in New York (2013). Catch a glimpse of the production from the perspective of Choreographer Eric Sean Fogel and his preparations in the lead up to and through rehearsals. The Flying Dutchman launches on Feb. 13, 15, & […]


Opera Preview – The Flying Dutchman

The 2014-15 Opera Season continues next month, which means HOT’s Opera Preview Lecture  returns! On February 04, 2015, starting at 10:00am, join HOT for an Opera Preview at the Honolulu Museum of Art’s Doris Duke Theatre. Featuring a lecture about the opera, this event is highlighted by an opportunity to hear from the Stars of HOT’s upcoming production, The Flying Dutchman. […]


Congratulations to the Captain!

HOT’s Chairman of the Board, Captain Jim McCoy, has been recognized as one of the recipients for the 2015 National Opera Trustee Recognition Award! HOT could not be more thrilled to see the Captain honored!  He has been a loyal subscriber since 1988 and has guided the company through many undertakings, including the addition of […]


HOT’s Opera Express presents The Pirates of Penzance in HPR’s Atherton Studio Jan. 24

Hawaii Opera Theatre’s educational touring adaptation of Gilbert and Sullivan’s comic operetta The Pirates of Penzance comes to HPR’s Atherton Studio on Saturday, January 24th. Performed by a small cast from HOT’s Mae Z. Orvis Opera Studio, the special child-friendly matinee begins at 1:00 p.m. The show, originally created for grades K – 8, offers opportunities for […]


Happy New Year!

HAPPY NEW YEAR OPERA LOVERS! HOT is back for a packed Spring, chop full of Wagner, Dove, and Sondheim! Have you heard about the Opera 3 Pack?  3 Great Operas, 1 Low Price!  You can get this subscription to the Spring Series of The Flying Dutchman, Siren Song, and Sweeney Todd for as little as $85! Purchase online today! […]


Great Singers, Great Songs with Mark Morash, at the Orvis Auditorium

Hawaii Opera Theatre (HOT) presents Great Singers, Great Songs, a Concert featuring Mark Morash, of the San Francisco Opera Center, on December 19 at 700p, in the Orvis Auditorium at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Mark Morash is a conductor and pianist originally from Dartmouth Nova Scotia, Canada. Mr. Morash is the Director of […]


A Pinch of Salt in Our Kaka’ako

A Pinch of Salt in Our Kak’ako is going to get HOT this Sunday! Stop by at 1230p & 130p to hear Members of the Orvis Opera Studio perform live in half-hour sets. In addition to HOT entertainment, there will be food & retail vendors for you to enjoy and get your Holiday shopping on! […]


Giving Just Got HOT This Holiday Season

SHOP ON AMAZON & SMILE FOR HOT Just in time for the Holidays, now you can enjoy shopping and giving back to your favorite non-profit organization at the same time! Just click here the next time you are looking for something online, log-in to Amazon Smile via your Amazon and shop.  It’s that easy, you surf, choose […]


Giving Tuesday 2014!

“We have a day for giving thanks. We have two for getting deals. Now, we have #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, December 2, 2014, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give.” ~ GivingTuesday.org HOT will […]


Get HOT this Spring!

The Opera Three Pack is now available! Enjoy the epic slate of operas we have ready for you this Spring!  You are sure to love Wagner’s classic The Flying Dutchman (Feb.), Dove’s modern Siren Song (Mar.), & Sondheim’s killer Sweeney Todd (Apr.). HOT is offering you the opportunity to experience all three Operas for as little as $85 and […]