HAMILTON, ON – Premiering December 19, Holiday with the HPO Brass features the HPO Brass Quintet with signature holiday cheer to warm the soul and brighten the spirit. This one-hour performance is recorded at McMaster University’s L.R. Wilson Hall and produced in collaboration with our media partners at Hamilton-based Banko Media.

Members of the HPO Brass Michael Fedyshyn, Principal Trumpet; Mary Jay, Trumpet; Jessie Brooks, Principal Horn; David Pell, Principal Trombone; and Jennifer Stephens, tuba, perform cherished carols, holiday classics and excerpts from Handel’s MessiahHPO Composer-in-Residence Abigail Richardson-Schulte hosts a festive Inside the Music: Pre-Concert Talk featuring all five musicians in candid conversation.

Holiday with the HPO Brass is available to view on the HPO’s online concert platform Viola for 30 days beginning December 19 at 7:30pm. Holiday with the HPO Brass access can be purchased as a single broadcast or as part of a Gift of Music or Flex Five subscription package. Ticket purchasers will also have access to the Inside the Music: Pre-Concert Talk hosted by Abigail Richardson-Schulte beginning Friday, December 18 at 7:30pm.

Holiday with the HPO Brass
Premieres December 19, 2020 at 7:30pm
Available to view until January 18, 2021 at 7:30pm

Single broadcast: $27
Gift of Music Package: $72
Flex Five Subscription Package: $249

Tickets are available online at hpo.org.

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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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