Incite Foundation for the Arts supports Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra’s new conductor concerts

Hamilton, Ontario – The Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra is excited to announce that Incite Foundation for the Arts will be a performance partner for our 2014‐15 mainstage series featuring candidates for the role of music director. Incite has agreed to sponsor the following New Conductor Concerts:

Alastair Willis, Conductor
Opening Night: Laplante Plays Beethoven
September 20 at 7:30pm

Gregory Vajda, Conductor
In Remembrance: Fanfare for the Common Man
November 8 at 7:30pm

Stilian Kirov, Conductor
Brilliance: Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto
November 29 at 7:30pm

Theodore Kuchar, Conductor
Tchaikovsky’s Sixth
January 17 at 7:30pm

Alain Trudel, Conductor
Romeo and Juliet
February 21 at 7:30pm

“The HPO is auditioning five candidates for the role of Music Director this season,” says HPO Executive Director Carol Kehoe. Each candidate embarks on a week‐long audition process, culminating in a final
formal interview with the Search Committee and performance at FirstOntario Concert Hall (formerly Hamilton Place). “We’re thrilled that Incite is on board, helping us to realize the HPO’s next conductor and music director.” A Hamilton‐based private foundation founded by the Turkstra Family, the purpose of Incite is to incite success for the arts in Hamilton.  Incite funds and promotes the visual and performing arts in our city and believes that a robust cultural atmosphere improves the lives of our citizens in many ways. Incite Foundation for the Arts is dedicated to the advancement of the arts and providing worthy organizations with access to funds that help them to achieve artistic excellence.