June 24, 2021
10:46 am
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Enjoy a fascinating talk on the lives and music of great composers from your home – the perfect pairing for an afternoon tea! Hosted by Composer-in-Residence Abigail Richardson-Schulte, each Talk and Tea presentation includes intriguing stories and musical examples throughout, providing insights into the lives and works of orchestral music composers. 

In this episode, Abigail offers insights into the origins of the Canadian orchestral music scene. How and when did Canada’s music scene form?  Did orchestras just appear as we know them today?  Meet the new generation of Canadian composers with our HPO Composer Fellows and learn about some interesting performance innovations. 

Available to view from June 24 through July 23 at 11:59pm EST. Visit hpo.org/onlineconcerts for viewing on various devices.  


Abigail Richardson-Schulte, Composer-in-Residence