November 2016 at the HPO Posted on October 25, 2016 The HPO’s 16-17 Season continues with a throwback to ‘30s and ‘40s swing, a rock n’ roll evening with the Indie Series and more! HAMILTON, ON – The Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra (HPO) continues its HPO @ The Library Series Friday, November 11 at 12:45pm. This FREE talk at the Hamilton Public Library – Central Library explores the nostalgic music of the ’30s and ’40s, and reflects on Canada’s history with HPO Composer-in-Residence Abigail Richardson-Schulte and A Night of Swing guest conductor Lucas Waldin. Guests are invited to bring their lunches, sit back, and enjoy this series of entertaining and educational concerts and talkbacks with the HPO. On Saturday, November 12 at 7:30pm, the HPO goes swing in a nostalgic concert of wartime hits from the ‘30s and ‘40s. A Night of Swing features vocalist Michael Vanhevel, performing familiar favourites like Blue Moon, Auld Lang Syne, Band of Brothers, Tribute to Irving Berlin and more! This evening of remembrance honours our community’s military personnel and families, and guests are encouraged to wear their respective uniforms. The Indie Series returns Thursday, November 24 at 7:30pm with local hard rock trio Black Collar Union. Head to Bay City Music Hall for an unforgettable concert that combines rock n roll and orchestral styles. The Indie Series pairs Hamilton’s emerging local artists with professional musicians from the HPO. Concert-goers will experience an innovative, cross-genre performance, featuring new and familiar works. It’s all about Hamilton’s vibrant music scene. Your scene. November 2016 EVENT LISTING For tickets and more information call the HPO Box Office at 905.526.7756 or order tickets online at hpo.org HPO @ the Library Friday, November 11 at 12:45pm Hamilton Public Library, Central Library (55 York Blvd.) Tickets: FREE. No RSVP required. A Night of Swing Saturday, November 12 at 7:30pm FirstOntario Concert Hall (formerly Hamilton Place) (1 Summers Ln.) Lucas Waldin, conductor Michael Vanhevel, vocals Traditional: Auld Lang Syne Kamen: Band of Brothers Berlin: Tribute to Irving Berlin Hart/Rogers: Blue Moon and more! Inside the Music: Pre-concert Talk in the Great Hall at 6:30pm Tickets: $25-$67 hpoGO Tickets (under 35): $17 Children (under 13): $10 Price does not include applicable taxes and service charges. Indie Series ft. Black Collar Union Thursday, November 24 at 7:30pm Bay City Music Hall (50 Leander Dr.) Tickets: $15 Price does not include applicable taxes and service charges. Twitter: @H_P_O Facebook: facebook.com/HamiltonPhilharmonic/ YouTube: youtube.com/HamiltonPhilharmonic About the HPO: The Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra was founded in 1884 as The Hamilton Orchestral Society and grew to become one of Canada’s major professional orchestras. Today, the HPO is a leader in Hamilton’s robust arts community where it provides professional orchestral services and music education programs to address the needs of the community. The HPO continues to commission and premiere works and is one of the artistic jewels of the Hamilton area. The combined musical talents of its artists continue to enrich the community and enhance the quality of life for its residents. Media Contacts: Tara Bryk Manager, Marketing and Development Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra 905.526.1677 X 226 email@example.com Diana Weir Director, Communications and Development Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra 905.526.1677 X 230 firstname.lastname@example.org Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment.