Inter-island Collaboration & Tour
Sunday, May 19, 2024 on the Big Island, and
Sunday, May 26, 2024
on Oʻahu

Kona Choral Society joins forces with Oahu Choral Society to create a community-based chorus of more than 100 singers. Partnering with instrumentalists from the Big Island, Maui, and Oʻahu, the groups will present Mozart’s Vesperae Solennes de Confessore along with two works of the great American composer-conductor Leonard Bernstein: Chichester Psalms and Make Our Garden Grow from the operetta Candide.

Buy Tickets for the May 19th performance on the Big Island


  • Who:
    • Over 100 singers, plus 30 instrumentalists
    • The Kona Choral Society
      • Susan McCreary Duprey, Artistic Director
    • The Oʻahu Choral Society
      • Dr. Joshua Habermann, Artistic Director and Guest Conductor
    • Members of the Kamuela Philharmonic Orchestra
    • Special Guest Soloists:
      • Thea Mills, Soprano
      • Wendy Buzby, Alto
      • Guy Merola, Tenor
      • Kyle Sandall, Bass
  • When & Where:
    • Two performances
      • Big Island: Sunday, May 19, 2024, 4:00 PM, Outrigger Kona Resort
        • 78-128 Ehukai St, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
        • Cost: $50 Reserved section, $35 General, 18 and under are free
        • Buy tickets here or at the door starting at 3:00 pm
        • Free parking in hotel lot
        • No-host bar opens at 3:15 pm
        • Doors open at 3:30 pm
        • Concert begins at 4:00 pm
      • Oʻahu: Sunday, May 26, 4:00 PM, Kawaiahaʻo Church