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Announcement: January and February Events Postponed

Updated: January 18, 2021   Dear Patrons, On behalf of our musicians, staff and board of directors, I’d like to wish you a happy new year. We are hopeful for all that 2021 will bring and we remain p...
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HPO Postpones February Online Concerts and Talk

HAMILTON, ON – With further restrictions on gathering mandated by Ontario’s provincial emergency and stay-at-home order, the recording and broadcast of the online concert Vivaldi’s Four Seasons has been postpon...
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HPO Postpones January Online Concert

HAMILTON, ON – Due to restrictions on gathering mandated by Ontario’s province-wide shutdown, the recording and broadcast of the online concert A New Year’s Celebration has been postponed. The shutdown began on...
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The HPO Winds and Strings Ring in a New Year

HAMILTON, ON – Premiering January 23, A New Year’s Celebration features the Woodwind Quintet and String Quintet with a cheerful celebration to ring in the New Year. This one-hour performance is recorded at McMa...
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The HPO Brass Quintet hosts a Seasonal Celebration

HAMILTON, ON – Premiering December 19, Holiday with the HPO Brass features the HPO Brass Quintet with signature holiday cheer to warm the soul and brighten the spirit. This one-hour performance is recorded at M...

Complimentary Online Broadcast: Military & Veterans

With support from Pioneer Energy, the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra is pleased to invite veterans, military personnel and their families to join us for November's online concert broadcast. Reflections from...

Shostakovich’s Eighth Quartet and the Sounds of Trauma

By Daniel Sheridan   Composed in 1960 in the cultural context of such a repressive environment as the Soviet Union, Shostakovich’s String Quartet No. 8 in C minor easily invites, if not demands, poli...

HPO Opens 20-21 with Joyful Mozart

HAMILTON, ON – The HPO opens the 20-21 Season with Joyful Mozart, premiering September 26, highlighting the celebrated composer’s melodies and signature style in works for winds and strings. This performance is...