THE JAN LISIECKI CONCERT WAS A THRILLING EVENT.
Wolf Performance Hall was filled with an enthusiastic and appreciative audience for our second concert of 2017. Mr. Lisiecki presented a mature interpretation of each work confirming his international reputation as a formidable talent.

We now look forward to our special Sesquicentennial Tribute to London's Own Master Organ Maker GABRIEL KNEY This will be a wonderful concert celebrating a local treasure.

OUR 2016-17 SEASON is BELOW.

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

Friday, February 3, (8 p.m.)
Saturday, February 4 (8 p.m.)
Sunday, February 5 (2 p.m.)
Paul Davenport Theatre, UWO, The Magic Flute
(Die Zauberflöte)
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Fiday, Feb. 3, 12:30, Von Kuster hall, UWO, Stephan Sylvestre, piano
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Friday, February 3, 8 P.M. Aeolian Hall, Brass Roots.
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Saturday, February 4. 8 P.M.
Wolf Performance Hall, Jeffrey Concerts
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Saturday, February 4, 4 p.m. Von Cluster hall, UWO, Jana Starling, clarinet, and Allison Benstead, piano
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Saturday, February 4, Aeolian Hall, 8 P.M. The Penderecki Quartet and Jazz Trio.
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Sunday, February 5. 3 P.M. Dundas St. United Church, London Youth Symphony,
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Monday, February 6, 12:30 p.m. von Kuster Hall, UWO Gwen Beamish, piano
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Saturday, February 11, 3 p.m. von Kuster Hall, UWO, Leslie Kinton, piano
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Sunday, February 12, 2 p.m. Paul Davenport Theatre, UWO, Western Symphony Orchestra.
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Wednesday, February 15, 12:30 p.m. Paul Davenport Theatre, UWO, Western Symphonic Band
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Thursday, February 16, 12:30 p.m, Paul Davenport Theatre, UWO, Western Wind ensemble.
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Thursday, February 16, 8 P.M., Aeolian hall, Bruce Vogt, piano.
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Friday, February 17, 2017, 8 P.M., Wolf Performance Hall, Serenata Music, Jan Lisiecki, piano. (Special Concert)
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Friday, February 17,12:30 P.M. Paul Davenport Theatre, UWO, Western Jazz Ensemble
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Sunday, February 21, 2 P.M., Banting SS, Encore, The Concert Band
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Fridat, February 24, 8 P.M. Aeolian Hall, Prime Time Big Band, with Gina Farrugia.
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Saturday February 25, 7:30 P.M. St. James Westminster Anglican Church, Brass Roots, Camino a Espana - A Journey to Spain.
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Sunday, February 26, 2 P.M. Banting SS, Encore, The ConcertBand.
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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

Renée Silberman
Founder of Serenata Music Concerts
An essayist on topics of musical interest, has authored program notes for performances in concert halls in Canada and the U.S. Ms. Silberman also contributed the liner notes to Poème Mystique, a CD featuring Sergiu Schwartz, violin, and Alec Chien, piano (Roméo Records, 2003).
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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.
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Charles Neidich
Clarinetist
Charles Neidich (U.S.A.) Hailed by the New Yorker as " a master of his instrument and beyond a clarinetist”, Charles Neidich has been described as one of the most mesmerizing musicians performing before the public today.
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Mariko Furukawa
Pianist
Japanese pianist Mariko Furukawa was born in 1982, began her studies of the piano at the age of five and graduated high school from the Toho Conservatory.
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David Jalbert
Pianist
Pianist David Jalbert is one of the most remarkable talents of the new generation. With his personal style, incomparable stage presence and refined ear, he has wowed audiences and critics everywhere in North America.
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Anastasia Rizikov
Pianist
Serenata Music was pleased to welcome back the young (now 15 years old) Canadian pianist Anastasia
Rizikov for her second appearance on our stage.
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Trio Désirée
Cello, Harp, Soprano
Trio Désiré is composed of three dynamic musicians who perform an eclectic repetoire.
Désirée Till; Soprano, Erica Goodman; Harpist, and Coenraad Bloemendal; Cellist.
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Don thompson
piano/vibraphone
Don Thompson was born 18 January 1940 Powell River, British Columbia, Canada.
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Jan Lisiecki, piano
Jan Lisiecki, piano, plays Chopin, Messiaen, Bach, and Mozart.
We are pleased to welcome 17 year old Canadian pianist, Jan Lisiecki, back to London following a wonderful appearance with Orchestra London this year and a concert at the Stratford Summer Music Festival.
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Don thompson, Bass , Piano, Guido Basso, Flugelhorn, Reg Schwager, Guitar, Diana Panton, Vocals
We welcome back Don Thompson who appeared last season with Trio Desiree. This concert he teams up with Guido Basso, Flugelhorn, Reg Schweger, Guitar, and Diana Panton, Vocals, in an afternoon of pure jazz.
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ERIKA RAUM, violin, STEPHAN SYLVESTRE, piano
Beethoven, Janacek, Daniel, Prokofiev
ERIKA RAUM
Known for her "engaging sensitivity and a gorgeously full tone," [THE STRAD], violinist Erika Raum continues developing a following here in her native country and internationally.
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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.
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TRIPLE FORTE
JASPER WOOD, Violin, DAVID JALBERT, piano, YAGOR DYACHKOV, Cello
Serenata Music welcomes Triple Forte back to London. Triple Forte brings together three of Canada’s most prominent soloists. Violinist Jasper Wood, cellist Yegor Dyachkov and pianist David Jalbert have joined forces to create this sought-after piano trio.
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Banned Composers, Forbidden Music
MOSHE HAMMER, violin, WINONA ZELENKA, Cello, JOSHUA GRUNMANN, piano,
Serenata Music and the London Jewish Federation present
"Banned Composers, Forbidden Music", in memory of the 75th
anniversary of Kristallnacht.
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Eybler Quartet
Eybler Quartet
We welcome the Eybler Quartet in its premier performance in the Serenata Music concert series.
AISSLINN NOSKY, JULIA WEDMAN, violins, MARGARET GAY, cello, PATRICK JORDAN, viola.
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Jazz For All Ages
Saturday, October 18, 2014,
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.

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Quartetto Gelato
Saturday, December 20, 2014,
Quartetto Gelato, Music with grace and humour
Peter DeSotto, violin, tenor, Alexander Sevastian, accordion, piano, bandoneon), Lydia Munchinsky, cello, Colin Maier oboe, clarinet, english horn, violin, 5-string banjo, acoustic/electric bass, piano, saxophone, flute, guitar, mandolin, musical saw.
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The London Connection
The London Connection" on January 10 was sensational/. Congratulations to all the musicians; Ian Franklin, Mary Beth Brown, Sharon Wei, Jeremy Hake, Ron George, and Joshua Grunmann for a wonderful performance. The Orchestra London members and the audience appreciated the dedication to good music in London.
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Alon Goldstein, Piano
Saturday, May 2, 2015, 8 P.M.
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Canadian Guitar quartet
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The London Connection 2
The London Connection 2
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Scott St.John, violin, James Sommerville, French horn, Peter Longworth, piano.
Wednesday, November 23, 2016,
Scott St.John, violin, James Sommerville, French horn, Peter Longworth, piano. P. Dukas, Villanelle. C. Gounod, Melodies. V. Fung, Bounce. M. Bitsch, Variations sur Une Chanson Francaise. J. Brahms, Horn Trio in E flat Major, Op.40.
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