May 11 – 21, 2017

All works were new once. The HPO’s annual What Next Festival is your chance to hear the music of today. It’s also a chance to get up close and personal with our musicians as they perform works for ensembles ranging from chamber orchestra to woodwind quintet. This year, celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary through music. Join us as we explore our land, nature, culture and history through the eyes and ears of living Canadian composers such as Allan Gordon Bell, John Beckwith and Derek Charke, and our founding composers Sir Ernest MacMillan and Violet Archer.Experience the history and beauty of Canadian music in unique

Experience the history and beauty of Canadian music in unique venues across Hamilton as part of the 2017 What Next Festival of New Music.

Festival Director: Abigail Richardson-Schulte

 

Support Provided by:

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Bob and Peggy Savage