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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The HPO’s 19-20 Season continues as we welcome the legendary Canadian Brass for our Mainstage performance A Canadian Brass Salute. The brass quintet also joins the orchestra for our annual Daytime Student Concert. HPO musicians perform in a number of free events in the community.

HAMILTON, ON – On Friday, November 1 at 12pm the HPO Violin and Viola Duo perform at the Hamilton Public Library Central Branch as part of the HPL’s Noon Hour Concerts series. This is a free event.

On Friday, November 8 at 11:30am students from around the region gather at FirstOntario Concert Hall for the HPO’s Daytime Student Concert: A Canadian Brass Experience. The orchestra performs alongside the Canadian Brass in this hour-long performance.

On Saturday, November 9 at 7:30pm the Canadian Brass join the HPO for A Canadian Brass Salute at FirstOntario Concert Hall (formerly Hamilton Place) featuring guest conductor Joey Pietraroia. The internationally-renowned brass quintet has a long history in Hamilton, as the ensemble was formed in the 1970s by members of the HPO brass section. The concert features familiar favourites infused with the virtuosity and personality characteristic of the Canadian Brass. The Regimental Band of the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry open the concert in a noble salute to our community’s military personnel.

On Tuesday, November 12 at 2pm our Composer-in-Residence Abigail Richardson-Schulte is at the Burlington Public Library Central Branch for Composers Influenced by their Homeland: A Talk and Performance. This free event includes an engaging talk by Abigail on the lives and music of composers along with performances at the piano. This is a free event.

On Friday, November 15 at 6pm HPO musicians perform alongside musicians of the Hamilton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra at the Tree Lighting Ceremony at CF Limeridge Mall. Attendees with be treated to familiar carols and holiday favourites at this free event.

 

November 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
Features the HPO Violin and Viola Duo
Friday, November 1 at 12pm
Hamilton Public Library, Central Branch (55 York Blvd.)
Tickets: Free

Daytime Student Concert: A Canadian Brass Experience
Educational performance with the Canadian Brass
Friday, November 8 at 11:30am
FirstOntario Concert Hall (Formerly Hamilton Place) (1 Summers Lane)
Tickets: $5 for students

A Canadian Brass Salute
Saturday, November 9 at 7:30pm
FirstOntario Concert Hall (Formerly Hamilton Place) (1 Summers Lane)
Tickets: $19-71

HPO at the Library
Composers Influenced by their Homeland: A Talk and Performance
Tuesday, November 12 at 2pm
Burlington Public Library, Central Branch (2331 New St.)
Tickets: Free

CF Lime Ridge Tree Lighting
HPO and HPYO ensembles perform
CF Lime Ridge Mall (999 Upper Wentworth St)
Tickets: Free
 

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 Assistant
905.526.1677 X211
mnourse@hpo.org

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