SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11, WE PRESENTS The TEREZIN PROJECT, music banned by the Nazis presented by the CLARION QUARTET all of whom are members of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. We are pleased to present this seasonally relevant program. See http://clarionquartet.com for more information.

THE REST OF THE SERENATA MUSIC SEASON IS LISTED BELOW.

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

Friday, November 3, 2017, 8 PM. Wolf Performance Hall, Jeffery Concerts.
Ensemble Caprice, Arthur Rowe, piano
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Sunday, November 5th, 2017, 3 P.M. Dundas Street Centre United Church. London Community Orchestra. Brahms concerto for violin and violincello .
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Saturday, November 11, 2017, 8 P.M., Wolf Performance Hall, Serenata Music in conjunction with the London Jewish Federation and the London Jewish Community Foundation presents The Terezin Project with the Clarion Quartet in a program of music banned by the Nazis.
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Saturday, Nov. 11th. 7:30pm
Windermere on the Mount.
Magisterra Soloists with Shakuhachi performer.
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Sunday, November 12, 2017, 3:00 pm. St. Peter’s Cathedral Basilica, London Amabile Boys & Men’s Choirs
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Tuesday, November 14, 8 P.M. Aeolian Hall, Clark Bryan, piano. Debussy.
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Wednesday, November 15, 8 P.M. First St. Andrews United Church. The Canadian Brass.
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Thursday, November 16, 17,18, 8 P.M. November 19, 2 P.M. Carmen, Paul Davenport Theatre, UWO.
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Friday, November 17
Sunday, November 19 – 7:30 pm
Elmwood Avenue Presbyterian Church
Amahl and the Night Visitors
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Saturday, November 18, 8 P.M.
Karen Scheussler Singers. Sunrise Mass.
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Sunday, November 19, 8 P.M. von Kuster hall, UWO. The Soldiers Tale by Igor Stravinsky.
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Tuesday, November 21, 7:30 P.M. Wolf Perfomance Hall, Western Jazz Ensemble.
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Thursday, November 23. 8 P.M. Aeolian Hall, Allison Au Jazz Quartet
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Friday, November 24, 12:30, 8 P.M. Paul Davenport Theatre, Western Percussion Ensemble.
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Saturday. November 25, 2017 | 8 PM. Wolf Performance Hall, Jeffery Concerts, Andréa Tyniec, violin, Arthur Rowe, piano
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Wednesday, Nov.29, 2017, 7:30 P.M. , First St. Andrewe's United Church, London Symphonia, London Pro Musica. Messiah.
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Thursday, November 30, 12:30 P.M. Paul Davenport Theatre. UWO. Western Wind Ensemble.
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Wednesday, November 29, 12:30 P.M. Paul Davenport Theatre, UWO. Western Symphonic Band.
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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 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 - An all Schubert program with Scott St. John, violin, Sharon Wei, viola, Fiona Robson, cello, Joe Philips, double bass, and Angela Park, 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

Bach and Beyond
Juilan Milkis, clarinet and Fiona Wu, piano
JULIAN MILKIS, Clarinet
A true “cross-over artist” and Benny Goodman’s only student, Julian Milkis is an internationally acclaimed soloist, chamber musician, recitalist, and jazz clarinetist. The Hamburg Abendblatt praised his “Beautiful sustaining sound and great virtuosity”; the Edmond Journal called his performance of the Nielson Clarinet Concerto a “triumph”, while Moscow’s Nezavisimaya Gazyeta wrote, “simply the best clarinetist in the world!”
Mr. Milkis has appeared on major world stages throughout the Far East, Europe, and the Americas: New York's Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center; the Salles Pleyel and Gaveau, Paris; the Great Halls of the Moscow Conserv-atory and the St. Petersburg Philharmonic; Toronto’s Roy Thomson Hall and Weston Recital Hall; and the National Concert Hall in Taipei, among others.
He has been soloist with the Toronto Symphony, State Symphony Orchestra of Russia, St. Petersburg Philharmonic, Novosibirsk Philharmonic, Moscow State Symphony Orchestra, Vivaldi Chamber Orchestra, Hamburg Mozarteum, Edmonton Symphony, L'Orchestre Nationale de Lyon, L'Orchestre Symphonique Française, CBC Vancouver Orchestra, Divertissement Chamber Orchestra, Hermitage Chamber Orchestra, and Musica Viva.
Mr. Milkis has performed chamber music with Valery Afanasiev, Yuri Bashmet, Gérard Causse, Alexander Kniazev, Misha Maisky, Alexander Rudin, the Borodin String Quartet, the St. Lawrence String Quartet, the St. Petersburg String Quartet, Cuarteto Latinoamericano, and the St. Peter's Trio. A participant in prominent music festivals in France, Italy, Spain, Russia, Turkey, New York, and Canada, Mr. Milkis has performed for radio and tele-vision broadcast throughout the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia. Since 1991, he has performed regularly by invitation at Sviatoslav's Richter's December Evenings chamber music festival in Moscow.
A proponent of the jazz clarinet, as well, Mr. Milkis is dedicated to promoting today's music and expanding the clarinet repertoire. Works written for him include concertos by Moravetz, Petrova, Tishenko, Weinberg, and others. He has worked closely with Giya Kancheli and Olivier Messiaen.
Mr. Milkis has recorded for Warner Classics' Lontano, the French Suoni e Colori, Sony's Russian division CEAUX, Melodiya, and Russian Season.
As a full scholarship student at the Juilliard School and the Manhattan School of Music, Julian Milkis studied with Leon Russianoff. A Canadian citizen, he won the Canada Council and Floyd Chalmers awards for four consecutive years.Mr. Milkis holds a Masters Degree in Russian Literature from Norwich University, Vermont, and is keenly interested in all aspects of the fine arts.
http://www.julianmilkis.com/

FIONA WU, piano
Fiona was born in Toronto in 1993. She began studying piano at the age of 6, later studying and earning academic recognition with high honours at the Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM). She began concertizing at the age of 12, when she became the student of Anna Gnatenko, previously an acclaimed professor at the St. Petersburg Conservatory. Fiona remains to this day a top student and close friend of hers. At 16, she received her ARCT Piano Performance diploma with first class honours. In 2011, Fiona continued her musical studies with musical pedagogue Henri-Paul Sicsic at the University of Toronto.
As an active performer of choral music, Fiona is an alumnus of the Toronto Children's Chorus and is currently a member of the Women's Chamber Choir of the University of Toronto. Fiona regularly attends choral festivals in Canada and abroad.
Fiona Wu is a member of the RCM teacher's association and maintains a teaching studio in Toronto. Fiona Wu is an aspiring polyglot. She enjoys reading, travelling and conversation.