HPO Composer-in-Residence Abigail Richardson-Schulte explores the lives and music of composers featured on our Mainstage! Talk & Tea tickets can be purchased for individual events, or attend all five with a subscription package for just $60.00 (before taxes and service fees).
Talk & Tea audiences can enjoy light refreshments during this fascinating presentation before going into the concert hall for a sneak peek at an HPO rehearsal. All Talk & Tea events take place at FirstOntario Concert Hall.
The 22/23 Season includes the following Talk & Teas:
Friday, September 23, 2022 at 11am
We’re exploring the iconic work of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky ahead of our September 24 concert Gemma Conducts Rachmaninoff, which features Tchaikovsky’s fateful Fourth Symphony.
Friday, November 11, 2022 at 11am
Join us for a fascinating look into the work of composer Antonín Dvořák ahead of our November 12 concert Cameron Crozman Plays Dvořák.
Friday, March 24, 2023 at 11am
We’re exploring the iconic work of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ahead of our March 25 concert Mozart in Paris.
Friday, April 14, 2023 at 11am
Ahead of our April 15 concert An Evening with Schubert, we’re exploring the life of Austrian composer Franz Schubert.
Friday, May 12, 2023 at 11am
We are taking a deep dive into the monumental impact of Ludwig van Beethoven and his contemporaries in the Classical era.