HPO  Dec 18 2021 Feature
December 18 - 7:30PM
FirstOntario Concert Hall

Hometown Holidays

Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra


All guests 12 years of age and older, employees and event staff will be required to provide proof of full vaccination.

Attendees must present a government-issued photo ID and proof of full COVID-19 vaccination, meaning the full series of a Government of Canada accepted COVID-19 vaccine or combination of accepted vaccines, received at least 14 days prior to the day of the concert.

Proof of full vaccination includes documentation issued by the public health authority that administered the vaccine, such as:

Please reference the Government of Canada’s website for a list of currently accepted COVID-19 vaccines. 

For those not fully vaccinated due to human rights exemption: A negative COVID-19 test result (PCR or antigen) from a healthcare provider taken within 48 hours of the concert’s scheduled start time must be presented. Self-administered at-home tests will not be accepted. There is no COVID-19 testing on-site. Please contact us prior to the concert.

for more information about health and safety protocols for the 2021 HPO concerts at FirstOntario Concert Hall CLICK HERE

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Thomas Le Duc-Moreau, Conductor  


Anderson: Christmas Festival  

Abigail Richardson-Schulte: Making Light  

Tchaikovsky: Selections from The Nutcracker Suite  

Anderson: Sleigh Ride  

Naughtin: Christmas Angels Sing-Along  


It’s a winter wonderland as Conductor Thomas Le Duc-Moreau leads the HPO in this festive holiday classic! Enjoy the sounds of the season with moving carols and family favourites, including Sleigh Ride and selections from The Nutcracker Suite. We also hear the world premiere of Composer-in-Residence Abigail Richardson-Schulte’s Making Light, a work that highlights winter holiday traditions from around the globe. Join us for a heart-warming evening with friends and family.