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Jean Sibelius and his Symphony No. 7

Jean Sibelius Symphony No. 7 in C Major, Op. 105 Born December 8, 1865 in Tavastehus, Finland Died September 20, 1957 in Järvenpää, Finland This work was first performed on March 24, 1924 at the...
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A Message from Carol Kehoe

Dear Friends, Thank you for the opportunity to serve the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra as Executive Director since September 2012. It has been a privilege to bring you wonderful concerts in the Great Hall...
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Join the Giving Tuesday Movement

Following the widely recognized Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping days, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season and brings individuals together to remind us of the importance of giving back. Now...
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HPO Blog: What is a concertmaster?

What is a concertmaster? This is indeed a good question, however, might be better answered by who is the concertmaster? The concertmaster is generally the second in command in an orchestra (next to the...
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Musician Spotlight: Michele Verheul

Second Clarinet Michele Verheul has been a core musician with the HPO for 17 years. This week, we caught up with Michele to ask a few questions about her career in music and her history with the HPO. What's...
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Share the Symphony

The 16-17 Season is quickly approaching and there are many exciting ways for you to get involved. One of the easiest ways you can make a difference to your HPO is by inviting friends and colleagues to share in...
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Musician Spotlight: David Pell

Principal Trombone David Pell has been a core musician with the HPO for 11 years. You might recognize David from the mainstage at FirstOntario Concert Hall (formerly Hamilton Place) or from a number of...
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The Story of Sidewalk Flowers

The 2016 What Next Festival of New Music continues May 19 with the world premiere of Sidewalk Flowers by HPO Composer-in-Residence Abigail Richardson-Schulte. Sidewalk Flowers is based on the Governor...