HomePress RoomIncite Foundation supports the HPO Posted on August 21, 2014 Incite Foundation for the Arts supports Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra’s new conductor concerts Hamilton, Ontario – The Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra is excited to announce that Incite Foundation for the Arts will be a performance partner for our 2014‐15 mainstage series featuring candidates for the role of music director. Incite has agreed to sponsor the following New Conductor Concerts: Alastair Willis, Conductor Opening Night: Laplante Plays Beethoven September 20 at 7:30pm Gregory Vajda, Conductor In Remembrance: Fanfare for the Common Man November 8 at 7:30pm Stilian Kirov, Conductor Brilliance: Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto November 29 at 7:30pm Theodore Kuchar, Conductor Tchaikovsky’s Sixth January 17 at 7:30pm Alain Trudel, Conductor Romeo and Juliet February 21 at 7:30pm “The HPO is auditioning five candidates for the role of Music Director this season,” says HPO Executive Director Carol Kehoe. Each candidate embarks on a week‐long audition process, culminating in a final formal interview with the Search Committee and performance at FirstOntario Concert Hall (formerly Hamilton Place). “We’re thrilled that Incite is on board, helping us to realize the HPO’s next conductor and music director.” A Hamilton‐based private foundation founded by the Turkstra Family, the purpose of Incite is to incite success for the arts in Hamilton. Incite funds and promotes the visual and performing arts in our city and believes that a robust cultural atmosphere improves the lives of our citizens in many ways. Incite Foundation for the Arts is dedicated to the advancement of the arts and providing worthy organizations with access to funds that help them to achieve artistic excellence. Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment.