The Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra is proud to announce their 2015-16 Gallery Series. Now in its second year, the Gallery Series brings our region’s local art galleries and professional orchestra together to create intimate chamber concerts in inspirational and beautiful spaces. This year, the participating galleries extend beyond the downtown core to Hamilton’s East end on Ottawa St., as well as the neighbouring Dundas and Burlington communities.

“We are delighted to partner with the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra for the 2015-16 Gallery Series,” says Robert Daniels, owner of the Earls Court Gallery. “Established in 1973, we are now entering our sixth year at 215 Ottawa St. N. and are thrilled to host Hamilton’s professional orchestra in the inspirational Ottawa Street neighbourhood. The HPO’s Gallery Series continues with our belief that art is not just a luxury, but should be affordable and accessible to everyone in our city.”

This series presents free, 60-minute concerts, giving Hamiltonians the opportunity to experience the beauty of chamber music (consisting of small groups of instruments) in unique settings throughout the city.

Tuesday, November 10 at 7:30pm
Earls Court Gallery
215 Ottawa St. N., Hamilton
Featuring the HPO Woodwind Trio

Wednesday, December 2 at 7:30pm
Nathaniel Hughson Gallery
27 John St. N., Hamilton
Featuring the HPO String Quartet

Wednesday, January 20 at 7:30pm
Art Gallery of Burlington
1333 Lakeshore Rd., Burlington
Featuring the HPO String Quartet

Wednesday, March 30 at 7:30pm
Carnegie Gallery
10 King St. W., Dundas
Featuring the HPO Woodwind Trio

Performances are hosted by HPO Composer-in-Residence Abigail Richardson-Schulte, who provides context for each musical selection on the program. Additionally, the curator of each gallery provides information about the current exhibition in the space. Guests are invited to join HPO musicians and gallery curators for a reception following each concert.

Ticket Information
All Gallery Series performances are free to the public. RSVPs not required. Seating is limited and subject to first come, first served. Donations are gladly accepted at the door.  Doors open one hour prior to the concert starting.

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Media Contact: Diana Weir, Director of Communications and Development | Tel: 905.526.1677 x230 | Email: dweir@hpo.org

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.

 

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