THE TRIBUTE TO GABRIEL KNEY WAS A STUNNING MUSICAL AND CULTURAL EVENT.
The classic St. John the Evangelist church venue in which we honoured the craftsmanship of Gabriel Kney and his fellow organ buiders 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 Micael 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 MARCH 2017 (See the whole season on the Special News column on the right)

Friday, March 3, 8P.M. Wolf Performance Hall, Jeffrey Concerts, Simon Aldrich, clarinet, Janelle Fung, piano
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Saturday, March 4, 2017, 8 P.M., St.John the Evangelist Church, 280 St. James St., Serenata Music, A tribute to London Organ Maker Gabriel Kney,with Angus Sinclair and Michael Bloss playing the Kney organ.
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Saurdy, March 4, 7:30 P.M. Aeolian hall, London Pro Musica, with a Few Good Men.
Sunday March 5 2.00 P.M. Aeolian Hall, London Concert Band, Starburst 5 Spotlight on Youth.
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Sunday, March 5, 3 P.M. Dundas Street Centre United Church, London Community Orchestra.
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Sunday, March 5, 2 P.M. Mocha Shrine Centre, Western jazz Ensemble.
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Sunday, March 5, First St. Andrew’s Unite Church, Amabile choirs.
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Wednesday, March 8, 8P.M., Aeolian Hall, The Vienna Boys Choir
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Wednesday, March 15, 12:30 p.m.
von Kuster Hall, UWO. Adam Unsworth, Horn, Willis Deloney, piano.
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Wednesday, 15 March, 2017, 6:30 pm, Museum London, WePlayOn musicians and Payadora Tango Ensemble
Daniel Warren, conductor
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Monday, March 20, 12:30 p.m.
von Kuster Hall, UWO Peter Vinograde, pianist
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Saturday, March 25, 8 P.M. Wolf Performance Hall, Jeffrey Concerts, Marie -Josée Lord, soprano, Hughes Cloutier, piano.
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Tuesday, March 28, 8 P.M. Aeolian Hall, Tafelmusik,
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Wednesday, March 29, 12:30 p.m. Paul Davenport Theatre, UWO, Western Symphonic Band
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Thursday, March 30 8 P.M. Paul Davenport Theatre, UWO, Western Jazz Ensemble.
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Friday, March 31, 8 p.m, Paul Davenport Theatre, UWO, Western Wind ensemble.
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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. Sarah Davis Buechner, piano.

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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

Alain Trudel
Trombone
Music director of Orchestra London, l’Orchestre Symphonique de Laval, the National Broadcast Orchestra, as well as Principal Guest Conductor of the Victoria Symphony Orchestra, Alain Trudel is one of the most sought after conductors on the Canadian Scene.
A frequent guest with the National Arts Centre Orchestra and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra Trudel will make his debut with l’Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, the Gävle Symphony Orchestra (Sweden), and with the Saint-Petersburg Cappella Symphony Orchestra during the 2010-2011 season.
Trudel made his Opera de Montréal debut in 2009, Conducting Mozart’s The Magic Flute, as well as the 30th anniversary gala, which was released as a live CD and nominated at L’ADISQ. In 2010 he will make his debut at l’Opéra de Quebec.
Highly committed to the new generation of musicians, Trudel is the conductor of the Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra, and has been regularly invited to conduct the National Youth Orchestra of Canada. Their recording of Mahler’s 6th Symphony and Le sacre du prinptemps was nominated as “Best Orchestral Album of the Year” at the 2010 Juno Awards.
Beyond the borders of Canada, Trudel has conducted orchestras in the UK, the USA, Japan, Hong-Kong and in Latin America. Highly appreciated for his collaborative spirit, he has worked with many world famous artists, among them Ben Heppner, Anton Kuerti, Measha Brueggergosman, Pinchas Zukermann and Isabel Bayrakdarian.
First known to the public as a trombone soloist, Alain Trudel made his solo debut at the age of 18, with Charles Dutoit with l’Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal. He has been guest soloist with leading orchestras on five continents, and was the first Canadian to be a Yamaha international artist.
Alain is very happy to come back to his roots, as he will be Hannaford Street Silver Band’s principal guest conductor at the start of the 2010-2011season.
Alain Trudel is the recipient of numerous Awards, among them the Virginia Parker, Le grand prix du disque Président de la République de l’Académie Charles Cros (France), and more recently the Heinz Unger Prize for conducting. He has also been named an Ambassador of Canadian Music by the CMC.