Spring is in the air at the HPO this month as natural local landscapes grace the screens at FirstOntario Concert Hall during Sibelius Seven. Experience the HPO in intimate and engaging community events throughout the region this month.

HAMILTON, ON – HPO events kick off at the Hamilton Public Library. On Friday, March 3 at 12pm, Principal Trumpet Michael Fedyshyn and pianist Monique De Margerie perform a one-hour concert.

On Wednesday, March 8 at 7:30pm, HPO heads to Dundas as part of the Gallery Series. Carnegie Gallery is the location for this free, stimulating concert featuring our critically-acclaimed Harp-Flute Duo Leslie Newman and Erica Goodman.

On Saturday, March 11 at 7:30pm, the HPO presents Sibelius Seven at the FirstOntario Concert Hall. Showcasing the profound and pensive works of 20th Century composers, this mainstage concert also celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Bruce Trail Conservancy and showcases stunning images which spotlight natural landscapes of our community.

On Thursday, March 30 at 7:30pm, join our HPO Composer-in-Residence Abigail Richardson-Schulte at Dundas Museum and Archives for an insightful music appreciation lecture, Music for a Cause presents stories and music of composers who were either inspired or coerced by military leaders; from Beethoven and Napoleon to Shostakovich and Stain.


For tickets and more information call the HPO Box Office at 905.526.7756 or order tickets online at staginghpo.wpengine.com

HPO @ The Library

Friday, March 3 at 12pm
Hamilton Public Library, Central Library (55 York Blvd.)
Tickets: FREE. No RSVP required.

Gallery Series

Wednesday, March 8 at 7:30pm
Carnegie Gallery (10 King St. W. Dundas)
Admission by donation. No RSVP required.

Seniors’ Talk and Tea

Friday, March 10 at 11 am
FirstOntario Concert Hall (formerly Hamilton Place)
Stage Door (10 MacNab Street S.)
Tickets: $10
Price does not include applicable taxes and service charges.

Sibelius Seven

Saturday, March 11 at 7:30pm
FirstOntario Concert Hall (formerly Hamilton Place)
1 Summers Ln.

Inside the Music: Pre-concert Talk in the Great Hall at 6:30pm
Tickets: $10-$67 hpoGO Tickets (under 35): $17
Children (under 13): $10
Price does not include applicable taxes and service charges.

HPO in Dundas

Thursday, March 30 at 7:30pm
Dundas Museum & Archives (139 Park St. West, Dundas)
Tickets: FREE. No RSVP required.

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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 HPO continues to commission and premiere works and is one of the artistic jewels of the Hamilton area. The combined musical talents of its artists continue to enrich the community and enhance the quality of life for its residents.


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