Music Director Candidate Spotlight: Theodore Kuchar

It's hard to believe that after a two-year search, we are coming to the end of our Music Director Candidate concerts.  Our fifth of six candidates takes the stage on January 17 to conduct Tchaikovsky's...

Guest Artist Spotlight: Martin MacDonald

We're thrilled to have Guest Conductor and Cape Breton native Martin MacDonald lead the HPO and special guests the Hamilton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra in Home for the Holidays this Saturday, December 20...

5 Classics for a Very Hammer-Town Christmas

It’s that time of year again. The temperature has dropped and the snow has begun to fall. It’s time to bundle up tight before you leave the house and prepare to freeze at the corner of James and...

HPO Gallery Series – Leslie Newman and Erica Goodman

We're getting pretty excited to launch our inaugural HPO Gallery Series tonight at the Nathaniel Hughson Gallery. Hosted by our Composer-in-Residence Abigail Richardson-Schulte, principal flutist Leslie...

Guest Musician Spotlight: Blake Pouliot

Tomorrow night, the HPO is proud to welcome two young musical virtuosi to the stage for Brilliance: Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto. Our fourth Music Director Candidate is 33-year-old Maestro Stilian...

5 Questions for Canadian Composer Glenn Buhr

While we're performing two major classical masterpieces on Saturday night, we're thrilled to include a modern Canadian composition in our repertoire. Glenn Buhr's Jyotir (Brilliance) is one of two title...