Music

HPO Rocks RGB [Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra]

HPO Rocks RGB

July 20, 2017 - 7pm
 

The iconic Rock Garden comes to life with a musical collaboration by the HPO String Quartet and electronic band Illitry, performing works by both classical and contemporary composers. Catch a mini guided tour of the Rock Garden during intermission. Admission to the Gardens is included with the price of ticket. Cash bar and concession items will be available for purchase prior to the concert and during the intermission.

Rock Garden AFTERDARK: Stick around following the show to have a drink and enjoy the tranquility of our famous garden, meet the musicians and listen to their favourite tunes.

Rock Garden will close to the general public at 5:30pm.
Garden opens at 6pm to those who have purchased tickets. Seating is first come first served.
Tickets to this event are non-refundable.

Adults = $30.00
Senior** / Student* = $21.00
Children = $15.00 (4-12 years old)
Children = Free (3 and under)

 

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 19:00
RBG Rock Garden, 1185 York Boulevard, Hamilton ON

Gatsby Gala Fundraiser [Brott Music Festival]

Now entering its 30th season, the Brott Music Festival is the largest non-profit orchestral music festival in Canada, and, the only festival with a full-time, professional orchestra-in-residence. The Festival is renowned for its extremely high artistic standard, world class soloists, its exuberant young orchestra and its eclectic mix of orchestral, chamber, jazz, pops and education concerts at various venues across Southern Ontario. For tickets call 905-525-7664

 

Gatsby Gala Fundraiser! 

$95

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 18:00 to 23:00
Michaelangelo's Banquet Centre, 1555 Upper Ottawa St. Hamilton, ON L8W 3E2

Choral Spectacular [Brott Music Festival]

Now entering its 30th season, the Brott Music Festival is the largest non-profit orchestral music festival in Canada, and, the only festival with a full-time, professional orchestra-in-residence. The Festival is renowned for its extremely high artistic standard, world class soloists, its exuberant young orchestra and its eclectic mix of orchestral, chamber, jazz, pops and education concerts at various venues across Southern Ontario. For tickets call 905-525-7664

 

Choral Spectacular

An enthralling collaboration of some of the most powerful  pieces in choral music. Excerpts from the inspirational Mahler’s 2nd to the sublime Beethoven’s 9th symphony and Orff’s iconic Carmina Burana. Hear this astonishing music at one of the world’s great acoustic treasures. A spellbinding way to complete 30 years.

Soprano: Leslie Ann Bradley

Mezzo-Soprano: Lauren Segal

Tenor: John Mac Master

Baritone: James Westman

Brott Festival Chorus

$44 (Reg) | $38 (Sr) | $25 (Brott35) | $15 (Stu)

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 19:30 to 22:00
First Ontario Concert Hall, 1 Summers Lane Hamilton, ON L8P 4Y2

Shaken Not Stirred - The Music of James Bond [Brott Music Festival]

Now entering its 30th season, the Brott Music Festival is the largest non-profit orchestral music festival in Canada, and, the only festival with a full-time, professional orchestra-in-residence. The Festival is renowned for its extremely high artistic standard, world class soloists, its exuberant young orchestra and its eclectic mix of orchestral, chamber, jazz, pops and education concerts at various venues across Southern Ontario. For tickets call 905-525-7664

 

Shaken Not Stirred - The Music of James Bond

Celebrating one of the longest continually running film series in history, each Bond with a distinct theme of their own. From the smooth and impenetrable tunes of the Connery era to the radio-ready offerings from the Daniel Craig years. Aston Martins, Bollinger and vodka martinis are the backdrop for this fun and musical trip through the Bond films.

$41 (Reg) | $38 (Sr) | $25 (Brott35) | $15 (Stu)

Friday, August 11, 2017 - 19:30 to 22:00
Liuna Station, 360 James St N Hamilton, ON ON L8L 1H5

Mini Beethoven Festival [Brott Music Festival]

Now entering its 30th season, the Brott Music Festival is the largest non-profit orchestral music festival in Canada, and, the only festival with a full-time, professional orchestra-in-residence. The Festival is renowned for its extremely high artistic standard, world class soloists, its exuberant young orchestra and its eclectic mix of orchestral, chamber, jazz, pops and education concerts at various venues across Southern Ontario. For tickets call 905-525-7664

 

Mini Beethoven Festival

Fire from the heart–the works of a genius performed both on violin and piano, his beloved symphonies and most popular concertos. Violin virtuoso Bénédicte Lauzière and internationally acclaimed pianist Valerie Tryon as soloists. Prominent Beethoven scholar & lecturer, Jeffrey Stokes, to give pre-concert chats at 6:30p.m.

Pre-concert chats by Jeffrey Stokes at 6:30pm

Tues. August 1st 7:30pm
Violinist: Bénédicte Lauzière

Beethoven: Symphony No. 7
Beethoven: Violin Concerto
Morawetz: Overture to a Fairy Tale

 

Wed. August 2nd 7:30pm
Pianist: Valerie Tryon

Beethoven: Symphony No. 5
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5
Brott: Minuets and Canons

$32 (Reg) | $27 (Sr) | $25(Brott35)| $15(Stu)

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 19:30
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 19:30
Burlington Performing Arts Centre, 440 Locust St Burlington, ON L7S 1T7

Last Night of the Proms [Brott Music Festival]

Now entering its 30th season, the Brott Music Festival is the largest non-profit orchestral music festival in Canada, and, the only festival with a full-time, professional orchestra-in-residence. The Festival is renowned for its extremely high artistic standard, world class soloists, its exuberant young orchestra and its eclectic mix of orchestral, chamber, jazz, pops and education concerts at various venues across Southern Ontario. For tickets call 905-525-7664

 

Last Night of the Proms

The Brott Music Festival returns to the First Ontario Concert Hall (formerly Hamilton Place). This Last Night of the Proms includes the usual unruly audience participation, Elgar’s Pomp and CircumstanceRule Britannia and Parry’s Jerusalem (bring your flags and be ready to sing!). This concert also includes the incomparable David Curry and BrottOpera’s Lauren Margison as soloists!

 

Britten: A Young Persons Guide to the Orchestra

Gilbert & Sullivan:

Sparkling Eyes
Wandering Minstral
A Tenor All Singers Above

Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance

Wood: Fantasia on British Sea Songs

Arne: Rule Britannia

Parry: Jerusalem

$44 (Reg) | $38 (Sen) | $25 (Brott35) | $15 (Stu)

Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 19:30 to 22:00
First Ontario Concert Hall, 1 Summers Lane Hamilton, ON L8P 4Y2

The World's Best Chamber Music [Brott Music Festival]

Now entering its 30th season, the Brott Music Festival is the largest non-profit orchestral music festival in Canada, and, the only festival with a full-time, professional orchestra-in-residence. The Festival is renowned for its extremely high artistic standard, world class soloists, its exuberant young orchestra and its eclectic mix of orchestral, chamber, jazz, pops and education concerts at various venues across Southern Ontario. For tickets call 905-525-7664

 

The World's Best Chamber Music

Join us at the charming and intimate St. John the Evangelist Church, steps away from Locke St. in the heart of Hamilton. The great acoustics of St. John’s bring power and life to some of the world’s best chamber music!

July 26th 2pm:

Elgar String Serenade

Gounod Petite Symphonie for winds

Arabic Dances for Tuba and Percussion by Scott Meister

and more to come….

 

July 26th 7:30pm:

Grieg Holberg Suite for strings

Casi Una Trunca by Guillo Espel for Flute and Marimba

Gyro by Tomer Yariv, percussion duet

more to come….

 

$12 General Admission

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 14:00
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 19:30
St. John the Evangelist Church, 320 Charlton Avenue West Hamilton, ON L8P 2E7

The Great Musical Impressionists [Brott Music Festival]

Now entering its 30th season, the Brott Music Festival is the largest non-profit orchestral music festival in Canada, and, the only festival with a full-time, professional orchestra-in-residence. The Festival is renowned for its extremely high artistic standard, world class soloists, its exuberant young orchestra and its eclectic mix of orchestral, chamber, jazz, pops and education concerts at various venues across Southern Ontario. For tickets call 905-525-7664

 

The Great Musical Impressionists

Impressionist masters Claude Debussy and Maurice Ravel’s works are performed by violin virtuoso Alexandre Da Costa, winner of the 2012 Juno for Classical Album of the Year. From the exhilarating Bolero to the rousing La Mer–you won’t want to miss it!

Violinist: Alexandre Da Costa

Mercure: Kaleidescope
Strauss: Rosenkavalier Waltzes
Strauss: Finale
Debussy: La Mer
Ravel: Bolero
& more

$32 (Reg) | $27 (Sen) | $25 (Brott35) | $15 (Stu)

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 19:30 to 22:00
Mohawk College McIntyre Performing Arts Centre, 135 Fennell Ave. W. Hamilton, ON L9C 1E9

Music at Windermere[Brott Music Festival]

Now entering its 30th season, the Brott Music Festival is the largest non-profit orchestral music festival in Canada, and, the only festival with a full-time, professional orchestra-in-residence. The Festival is renowned for its extremely high artistic standard, world class soloists, its exuberant young orchestra and its eclectic mix of orchestral, chamber, jazz, pops and education concerts at various venues across Southern Ontario. For tickets call 905-525-7664

 

Music at Windermere

 

Sunday, July 16, 2017 - 15:00 to 18:00
Windermere House, 2508 Windermere Rd Windermere, ON P0B 1P0

Bizet's Carmen [Brott Music Festival]

Now entering its 30th season, the Brott Music Festival is the largest non-profit orchestral music festival in Canada, and, the only festival with a full-time, professional orchestra-in-residence. The Festival is renowned for its extremely high artistic standard, world class soloists, its exuberant young orchestra and its eclectic mix of orchestral, chamber, jazz, pops and education concerts at various venues across Southern Ontario. For tickets call 905-525-7664

 

Bizet's Carmen

 

Carmen has been widely acclaimed for its brilliance of melody, harmony, atmosphere, and orchestration, and for the skill with which Bizet musically represented the emotions and sufferings of his characters. Our superb cast of internationally acclaimed opera singers will dazzle you in this interpretation of Bizet’s classic.

Stage Director: Patrick Hansen

Carmen: Beste Kalender

Don Jose: Justin Stolz

Escamillo: Johnathon Kirby

Micaela: Lauren Margison

Frasquita: Chelsea Rus

La Dancaire: Jan Vaculik

Mercedes: Morgan Traynor

Morales: Samuel Chan

Remendado: Mathieu Abel

Zuniga: Jeremy Ludwig

 

$44 Reg | $38 Sr | $25 Brott35 | $15 Stu

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 19:30 to 22:00
Mohawk College McIntyre Performing Arts Centre, 135 Fennell Ave. W. Hamilton, ON L9C 1E9

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