THE TRIBUTE TO GABRIEL KNEY WAS A STUNNING MUSICAL AND CULTURAL EVENT.
(Look for our preview of the 2017-2018 season below.)
The classic St. John the Evangelist church venue in which we honoured the craftsmanship of Gabriel Kney and his fellow organ builders was the site of a remarkable fusion of great music and human endeavour. We all were spellbound by the capability of the Kney organ itself to produce the sounds from scores written years ago by Bach, Mendelssohn, Cabina and Cook when transferred to the keyboard by Michael Bloss and Angus Sinclair. The ambience of the evening was set by the welcome by Reverend Hutchison-Hounsell, and the heartfelt words about the Kney organ by music director Dr. Allan Bevin. Renée Silberman's program notes added to the understanding of the significance of the evening. The standing ovation for Michael Bloss and Angus Sinclair was shared by Gabriel Kney. Those of us in attendance recognized that this was a unique opportunity for Londoners to hear wonderful music and to honour one of our own.

OUR 2016-17 SEASON is BELOW.

LOTS OF EXCITING MUSIC IN APRIL 2017 (See the whole season on the Special News column on the right)

Saturday, April 1 2 p.m. Paul Davenport Theatre, UWO, Western Symphony Orchestra.
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Saturday, April 1, 2017, 8pm Wesley-Knox United Church, Karen Schuessler Singers,
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Saturday, April 8, 2017. Aeolian hall, Clark Bryant, Marilyn Miller, pianos.
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Sunday, 9 April, 2017, 3:30 pm, Metropolitan United Church, WePlayOn musicians, Franklin Brasz, conductor, Barbara Fulton, Alexis Gordon, Marcus Nance, guest soloists
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Wednesday, April 19, 7:30 P.M., Byron United Church, The Plumbing Factory Brass Band.
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Friday, April 21, 8 P.M. Wolf Performance Hall, Jeffrey Concerts, New Orford String Quartet
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Saturday, April 22, Sunday, April 23. Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church, Alan Demir, Petya Stavreva. pianists.
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Saturday April 22, 2017 7:30 P.M. St. James Westminster Anglican Church, Brass Roots,
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Sunday, April 23, 2 P.M. 2 P.M. Banting SS, Encore, The Concert Band.
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Sunday, April 30, Dundas Street Centre United Church, 3 P.M. London Youth Symphony,
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Please see our SPECIAL NEWS SECTION for details and tell your friends to look at our website for regular updates.


THE 2016-17 SERENATA MUSIC CONCERT SEASON

Wednesday, November 23, 2016, 8 P.M. 104 Regent St. Scott St. John, violin, James Sommerville, French horn, Peter Longworth, piano. Limited seating.

Saturday, January 21, 2017, 8 P.M., Wolf Hall. Joel Quarrington, double bass, Peter Longworth, piano.

Friday, February 17, 2017, 8 P.M.Wolf Hall. Jan Lisiecki, piano.

Saturday, March 4, 2017, 8 P.M., St.John the Evangelist Church, 280 St. James St. (at Wellington) A tribute to London Organ Maker Gabriel Kney, with Angus Sinclair and Michael Bloss playing the Kney organ.

Saturday, May 6, 2017, Wolf Hall, 8 P.M. Sara Davis Buechner, piano.

Serenata Music Preview-2017-2018
Saturday, October 21, 2017, David Jalbert, piano.
Saturday, November 11, 2017, The Clarion Quartet.

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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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Biographies

Alon Goldstein, Piano
Saturday, May 2, 2015, 8 P.M.
Alon Goldstein, piano, in a program bridging the gap between the Romantic and the Modern musical periods. Works by Shubert, Liszt, Janáček, and Debussy provide an eclectic survey of where music was heading prior to the disrupting events of the first half of the 20th century.
Note there is a change in the program.
Schubert, Sonata No.19 in C minor;
Liszt, From Années de pèrelinage; Last scene from Wagner’s Tristan and Isolde;
Janacek, Piano Sonata I.X.1905;
Debussy, Selections from Preludes, Book II.
It is a pleasure to welcome back Alon Goldstein to the Serenata Music stage after a four year absence. He is one of the most original and sensitive pianists of his generation, admired for his musical intelligence, dynamic personality, artistic vision and innovative programming. He has played with the Israel, London, Radio France, and Los Angeles Philharmonic orchestras as well as the Philadelphia, San Francisco, Baltimore, St. Louis, Dallas, Houston, and Vancouver symphonies under such conductors as Zubin Mehta, Herbert Blomstedt, Vladimir Jurowski, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Leon Fleisher, Peter Oundjian, Yoel Levi and others. Over the past several years he has also taught and played at the Steans Institute of the Ravinia Festival, New York’s International Keyboard Festival and "Tel Hai” international piano master classes held in Israel. He recently played and recorded the Mendelssohn Concertos Nos. 1 and 2 with the Israel Chamber Orchestra conducted by Yoav Talmi. This collaboration scored a major success on a 17-concert Latin American tour. In addition to his solo performances he plays with the the Goldstein-Peled-Fiterstein Trio.
For more information see http://www.alongoldstein.com/index.htm

We are continuing our support of the musicians of Orchestra London Canada and their audience by offering Orchestra London ticket holders a Serenata Music concert ticket at half price. Please bring your Orchestra London ticket May 2, 2015

Concerts of interest:
May 3, 3 P.M. London Youth Symphony and London community Orchestra. http://www.lco-on/ca
May 4, 8 P.M. London Promenade Orchestra.
http://www.londonpromenadeorchestra.ca
Musicians of Orchestra London
https://www.facebook.com/orchestralondoncanadamusicians
AN AFTERNOON AT THE PROMS Sunday April 26, 2015 at 2:30 p.m. Metropolitan United Church, 468 Wellington St, London, ON
THE LONDON CONNECTION
Wednesday, April 29, at 7:30 p.m. Dundas Street United Church, 482 Dundas St., London, ON
TICKETS FOR BOTH PERFORMANCES: $10 - $50 available at the door, or online at: musiciansorchestralondon.wordpress.com