RHPO 2016/17 Concert Series

RHPO 2016/17 Concert Series


The Richmond Hill Philharmonic Orchestra utilizes the magic of theatre to support

each concert program. Multimedia and audience interaction supports quality

symphonic music, to offer the best possible concert going experience.

A Pre-Concert Talk will be given 45 minutes prior to each performance, offering

valuable insight into the music being performed and discovery about music,

composers, and musicians.

Spirit of Hope

October 29, 2016 • 8:00 p.m.

Buildin7429-q12g toward Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation, “Sprit of Hope”

celebrates new Canadians to our local community. Musical history has a long list of

composers who were forced to leave their homeland, finding new opportunity and

an ability to continue their contributions and evolution of the musical repertoire.

This concert celebrates historically significant refugee composers, including

Rachmaninov, Bartók, Schönberg, and Hindemith and features one of Canada’s

newest composers from the Middle East (Kurdistan), Nauroz Tanya.

Home for the Holidays

(Holiday Spectacular on the Hill)

December 10, 2016 • 8:00 p.m.7407-q12

The music we hear over the holidays is steeped in the same rich cultural influence

that our communities enjoy as the backbone of Canada. The annual RHPO Holiday

Spectacular is a popular concert tradition and great place to celebrate the season,

with “Home for the Holidays,” featuring a brand new program of wonderful music

from across the globe. With works specifically for the concert hall, there will also be

plenty of opportunity for the audience to join the orchestra in song and celebration.

Broadway Showstoppers

February 18, 2017 • 8:00 p.m.

7143a-q12Much of the most memorable music of all time comes to us from the Musical

Theatre. Canada’s theatre districts have put our major cities on the map in the eyes

of the world. “Broadway Showstoppers” features music we have enjoyed in

Canadian theatres, including hits across the ages that continue to get our toes

tapping. We promise to have you singing your way home after an enchanting


Pride Lands

April 15, 2017 • 8:00 p.m.

5426a-q12From the earliest colonial days South African music has developed out of the

mingling of local ideas and forms with those imported from outside the country,

giving it a special twist that carries with it the unmistakable flavour of the country.

Join the RHPO and special guests George St. Kitts and his amazing cast of musicians

and singers with music from “The Lion King,” “The Power of One,” and other

wonderful music that has made its way from the grasslands to the great white north

and into our hearts.

RHPO Last Night At the Proms

June 18, 2017 • 7:30 p.m.

The wildly popular annuIneffable Passion Finale-Q5al Proms concert continues to delight audiences with a new

docket of symphonic music every year. This year we celebrate Canada’s 150th

featuring Canadian composers and their music, to complement the standard

“Proms” repertoire. Our enthusiastic audience will have plenty of opportunity to

hear your faves, wave your flags, sing with the RHPO, blow your horns, and

celebrate Canada’s heritage, to bring an invigorating conclusion to the RHPO season.


Tickets & Subscriptions

Spirit of Hope

October 29, 2016 – 8:00 p.m.

Home for the Holidays

(Holiday Spectacular on the Hill)

December 10, 2016 – 8:00 p.m.

Broadway Showstoppers

February 18, 2017 – 8:00 p.m.

Pride Lands

April 15, 2017 – 8:00 p.m.

RHPO Last Night At the Proms

June 18, 2017 – 7:30 p.m.

Single Tickets

Adults $29

Students and Seniors $24

Children aged 12 and under $9**

(**must be accompanied by a parent or adult)

Subscription Packages

All 5 Concerts: Adults $100/Students and Seniors $75

Any 4 Concerts: Adults $88/Students and Seniors $68

Any 3 Concerts: Adults $72/Students and Seniors $57

Any 2 Concerts: Adults $52/Students and Seniors $42

Group Discounts

Buy 10, get 20% off

Buy 6, get 15% off

Groups of 20 or more, $15 each ticket

For Packages and Group Discounts visit:


NOTE: applicable taxes will be added to all tickets purchased

To obtain tickets

visit www.rhcentre.ca

or call the box office: (905)787-8811