TO OPEN THE SERENATA MUSIC 2017-2018 SEASON WE WELCOME BACK PIANIST DAVID JALBERT, OCTOBER 21. David last presented his interpretation of the Goldberg Variations on our stage several years ago which thrilled the audience. He will challenge us this year as he performs an eclectic group of works by Schubert, Prokofiev, Schumann and Stravinsky. Look for his new CD of Stravinsky and Prokofiev coming October 6. For further information see http://davidjalbert.com.
We also look forward to the November 11 presentation of The Terezin Project, music banned by the Nazis presented by the Clarion Quartet all of whom are members of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. Londoner Jennifer Orchard, violin, has organized this seasonally relevant program. See http://clarionquartet.com for more information.
THE SERENATA MUSIC SEASON IS LISTED BELOW.
LOTS OF EXCITING MUSIC IN SEPTEMBER 2017 (See the whole season on the Special News column on the right)
Saturday, Sept. 16, 1 to 9 P.M., Sunday, Sept.17, 1 to 7 P.M., Victoria Park, Bands 150 Big Band Festival. ********************** Saturday, September 16, 7:30 Metropolitan United Church, London Symphonia, Scott St. John, violin. ******************* Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, 7:30 P.M.St.Lukes Anglican Church, Magisterra Soloists, Triple Threat
Please see our SPECIAL NEWS SECTION for details and tell your friends to look at our website for regular updates.
THE 2017-18 SERENATA MUSIC CONCERT SEASON
Saturday, October 21, 2017, 8 P.M. David Jalbert, piano.
Saturday, November 11, 2017, 8 P.M. The Clarion Quartet.
Saturday, February 24, 2018, 8 P.M. Tom Allen, CBC broadcaster (Shift, CBC Radio 2) and Musical Storyteller, and Lori Gemmell, harp.
March 17, 2018, 8 P.M. The London Connection 3
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Wednesday, November 23, 2016, 8 P.M.
All performances at the Wolf Performance Hall, London Public Library, 251 Dundas St. London at 8 P.M., Saturdays, or 3 P.M., Sundays unless otherwise noted.
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Jazz For All Ages
Jazz For All Ages: a tribute to the jazz legends. With four outstanding Canadian jazz musicians: Alain Trudel, Trombone, Orchestra London's director for three years and internationally recognized trombone virtuoso, now orchestra and opera conductor at Western University. Gene DiNovi, Piano, the doyen of Canadian jazz pianists, broadcaster, composer, arranger, historian of popular music. Neil Swainson, Bass, composer, teacher, has played with major bands and artists including George Shearing, and on five Juno award winning recordings. Ted Warren, Drums. teacher, percussionist for many artist and bands such as the Boss Brass, recipient of The Jazz Report’s “Drummer of the Year” Award in 1996. See the London Yodeller Oct.9 for an article by Renée.