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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The HPO gears up for the holiday season with several performances in the community leading up to our December 21 presentation of the beloved winter story The Snowman.

HAMILTON, ON – On Friday, November 1 at 12pm the HPO Brass Quintet performs a free holiday concert at the Hamilton Public Library Central Branch as part of the HPL’s Noon Hour Concerts series.

Monday December 9 is a busy day for the HPO! Composer-in-Residence Abigail Richardson-Schulte hosts her fantastic educational talk Classical 101 at Caroline Place Retirement Residence, which includes piano demonstrations. At 3pm our Brass Quintet bring holiday music to St. Joseph’s Villa as part of our Seniors’ Symphony Experience. The day ends with our Brass Quintet’s holiday performance at the Burlington Public Library Central Branch at 7pm.

On Wednesday, December 11 Richardson-Schulte presents Tchaikovsky: His Life and Music for residents of Caroline Place Retirement Residence, which includes a fascinating talk and piano demonstrations.

We end the month with a seasonal celebration on our Mainstage featuring the beloved winter story The Snowman. The beautifully illustrated film plays while the orchestra performs the stunning score live in FirstOntario Concert Hall (formerly Hamilton Place). The Hamilton Children’s Choir and the Hamilton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra join us on stage for holiday carols and classics. HPO Music Director Gemma New conducts.

 

December 2019 EVENT LISTING

For tickets and more information order online at hpo.org or call the HPO Box Office at 905.526.7756

Music at the Library
Brass Holiday Concert
Friday, December 6 at 12pm
Hamilton Public Library, Central Branch (55 York Blvd.)
Tickets: Free

Classical 101 Talk
Talk and performance by HPO Composer-in-Residence
Monday, December 9 at 2pm
Caroline Place (118 Market St, Hamilton)
Tickets: Free

Seniors’ Symphony Experience
Brass Holiday Concert
Monday, December 9 at 3pm
St. Joseph’s Villa (56 Governors Rd, Dundas)
Tickets: Free

HPO at the Library
Brass Holiday Concert
Monday, December 9 at 7pm
Burlington Public Library, Central Branch (2331 New St.)
Tickets: Free

Seniors’ Symphony Experience
Tchaikovsky: His Life and Music
Wednesday, December 11 at 2pm
Caroline Place (118 Market St, Hamilton)
Tickets: Free

The Snowman
Saturday, December 21 at 7:30pm
FirstOntario Concert Hall (formerly Hamilton Place)
Tickets: $10-71

 

Ticket Information

Single tickets are available for purchase online at hpo.org, by calling 905.526.7756 or in-person at the HPO Box Office in First Ontario Concert Hall at 10 MacNab Street South, Hamilton.

Subscriptions to the 19-20 Mainstage Season can be purchased in 9, 7, 5 or 3-concert packages. Subscribers can save up to 18% off single ticket prices, and packages start at as little as $69 (plus HST) for a 3-concert package. Subscriptions can online at hpo.org or by calling 905.526.7756.


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 combined musical talents of its artists continue to enrich the community and enhance the quality of life for its residents.

 

Media Contacts:

Christina Volpini
Marketing and Communications Manager
905.526.1677 x226
cvolpini@hpo.org

Megan Nourse
Communications and Outreach Assitant
905.526.1677 x211
mnourse@hpo.org

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