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September 21 - 7:30PM
FirstOntario Concert Hall

HPO - Radiant Ravel

Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra

Music Director Gemma New kicks off the 19-20 Season with a vibrant program celebrating the natural beauty of our region. Dvořák’s Carnival Overture evokes a bright and bustling scene while Sibelius’ Luonnotar summons the mystical beauty of the sea. Composer-in-Residence Abigail Richardson-Schulte’s The Mermaid and the Fisherman features soprano Stacie Dunlop and Principal Trumpet Michael Fedyshyn. The evening concludes with Ravel’s Daphnis et Chloé, a stunning work that evolves from the delicate colours of a sunrise to brilliant orchestral heights. 

Gemma New, Conductor
Leslie Newman, Flute
Michael Fedyshyn, Trumpet
Stacie Dunlop, Soprano

Dvořák: Carnival Overture
Richardson-Schulte: The Mermaid and the Fisherman*
Debussy: Syrinx
Sibelius: Luonnotar
Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé, Suite No. 2