HAPPY NEW YEAR AND WELCOME TO THE 2018 PROGRAMS.
We now look forward to the first concert of the 2018 season with TOM ALLEN and LORI GEMMEL as they take us back to mythological times with their production of "The Crown of Ariadne in Story and Music"". This is a unique Serenata Music presentation which should be both entertaining and educational.

Our final concert on Saturday, March 17, "THE LONDON CONNECTION 3", features several musicians who have connections to our city. It will be an all Schubert program and, as with our previous LONDON CONNECTION concerts, the combination of instruments will vary throughout the evening. You will hear the String Trio in B-flat, the Fantasy for Violin & Piano, and the Trout Quintet. We look forward to welcoming Scott St. John, violin, Katie McBean, viola, Fiona Robson, cello, Joe Phillips, double bass, and Angela Park, piano to our stage for a great musical event.

THE 2017-2018 SERENATA MUSIC SEASON IS LISTED BELOW.

LOTS OF EXCITING MUSIC IN FEBRUARY 2018

Thursday, February 1,7 P.M. Aeolian Hall, Emerging Artists.
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Friday, February 2,3, 8 P.M. Feb.4 2P.M., Paul Davenport Theatre, UWO, The Pirates of Penzance.
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Friday, February 2, 2018. 8PM
Wolf Performance Hall, Jeffrey Concerts. Calidore String Quartet.
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Monday, February, 8 P.M., von Kuster Hall, UWO. Western Early Music Studio.
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Sat. Feb.10, 7:30 P.M. 2018, Talbot St. Church, London Symphonia, Danny Michel.
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Saturday, February10, 2 P.M. Paul Davenport Theatre, UWO. Western Symphony Orchestra.
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Saturday, February 10, 7:30 P.M. New St. James Prebyterian Church. Western les Choristes and Chorale. The Peace of Wild Things.
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Sunday, February 11, 2 P.M., Mocha Shrine Centre, Western Jazz Ensemble.
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Wednesday, February 14, 6 P.M. von Kuster hall, UWO. St.Cecilai Singers and Western University Singers.
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Thursday, February 15, 12:30 P.M. Paul Davenport Theatre, UWO. Western Wind Ensemble.
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Wednesday, February 16, 12:30 P.M. Paul Davenport Theatre. Western Symphonic band.
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Saturday, February 24, 2018, 8 P.M., Wolf Performance Hall, Serenata Music presents
Tom Allen, CBC broadcaster (Shift, CBC Radio 2) and Musical Storyteller, and Lori Gemmell, harp.
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Saturday, February 24, 7:30 P.M. St. James Westminster Anglican Church, Brass Roots, BR goes latin.
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Sunday, February 25, 3 P.M.Dundas Street Centre United Church, London Community Orchestra, Leslie Kinton, piano.
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Sunday, February 25, 2 P.M. Sir Frederick Banting SS, Encore-the Concert Band.
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Sunday, February 25, 2018, 2:00 pm & 7:00 pm
First-St. Andrew’s United Church, London All Amabile Choirs featuring conductor/composer Stephen Hatfield
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(See the whole season on the Special News column on the right)

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.

Saturday, March 17, 2018, 8 P.M. The London Connection 3 - An all Schubert program with Scott St. John, violin, Katie McBean, viola, Fiona Robson, cello, Joe Phillips, double bass, and Angela Park, piano.

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Biographies

Quartetto Gelato
Saturday, December 20, 2014,
Wolf Performance Hall, 8 P.M.
Quartetto Gelato, Music with grace and humour
Peter DeSotto, violin, tenor, Peter has appeared in leading roles in numerous opera and theatre productions and was a member of The Toronto Symphony Orchestra for 11 years, and was voted Musician Of The Year in 1999 by the Toronto Musicians Association.
Alexander Sevastian, accordion, piano, bandoneon) has won four International Accordion Competitions.
Elizabeth McLellan, cello, is currently enjoying maternity leave. We are pleased to have cellist Lydia Munchinsky, a graduate of The Glenn Gould School of The Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto join the quartet this evening. Lydia Munchinsky (nee Helsdon) grew up near Aylmer Ontario and began piano lessons at the age of four. She began studying cello when she was ten, and at the ages of ten and twelve performed for Dr. Suzuki at the International Suzuki Conventions in Australia and Korea. Lydia currently lives and works as a freelance musician and teacher in Toronto.
Colin Maier oboe, clarinet, english horn, violin, 5-string banjo, acoustic/electric bass, piano, saxophone, flute, guitar, mandolin, musical saw. He is also a dancer, actor, stuntman, singer, choreographer, acrobat and martial-artist. He has played with orchestras and acted on stage in many productions including the Vancouver Olympics.
With a performance repertoire that spans the globe including classical masterworks, operatic arias, the sizzling energy of tangos, gypsy and folk songs, the group’s theatrical stage presence and relaxed humor establishes an intimate rapport with audiences worldwide.

Tickets are now on sale for the January 10, 2015 "The London Connection" concert.

We are saddened by the recent problems with Orchestra London. In order to provide Orchestra London audiences with comparable music Serenata Music is offering any Orchestra London ticket holder to present a ticket at one of our concerts to receive a Serenata Music concert ticket at half price. If you have bought a Serenata Music ticket please bring your Orchestra London ticket and we will give you a free ticket to one of our 2015 Serenata Music concerts. For further information please call 519-433-8332.

For a list of London Holiday musical events see Renée Silberman's article in the December issue of the London Yodeller.