SOME SAD NEWS AND SOME GOOD NEWS
We were greatly saddened by the death of violinist Geoff Nuttall, well known to London music audiences. He spent his youth here before stydying at The Banff Centre, the University of Western Ontario, and the University of Toronto and eventually forming the St. Lawrence String Quartet. We know that the Serenata Music audience will join us in expressing our condolences to the Nuttall family.
And now some happy news.
The inaugural 2022-23 season concert with the London Symphonia was a spectacular success especially with the new stage in the Metropolitan United Church. The full orchestra filled the hall with great sound which was enjoyed by a large aaudience. The addition of a new performance hall will be welcomed by the arts community in London.
This season has seen London's musical groups producing comprehensive concert programs. Please see our Concert News for details.
Our sister Ontario Classical Music Organization members also have a variety of ongoing programs. Audiences in Brockville, Cornwall, Port Hope, Muskoka, Orillia, Sarnia, Newmarket, and Welland-Port Colborne are being welcomed back. We all are hoping that attendance will return to normality.
Serenata Music is still being cautious. Our first program will be in cooperation with London Symphonia in May 20, 2023 with the orchestra and violinist James Ehnes. We are planning other programs for later in 2023. Watch for details.

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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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SONGS OF LONDON POETRY AND PAINTINGS
Songs of London Poetry and Painting
Composers guitarist Oliver Whitehead and pianist Steve Holowitz have put together a fascinating program of music, poems and paintings in seven sections most of which have a connection to London and South-Western Ontario. Using the poems of Governor General Award winning poet James Reaney, Colleen Thibaudeau, and Emile Nelligan, Whitehead and Holowitz have created a songbook that is inherently Canadian. The Opera in Nine Paintings presents a musical view of local art as imagined by Whitehead and Linda Nicholas using paintings from Museum London. The book Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Graham is the basis of a song cycle by Holowitz. In addition both Whitehead and Holowitz will each play an original solo composition. They will be joined by well known London musicians, Ingrid Crozman, flute, Patrick Theriault, cello, Sonja Gustafson, soprano, and Adam Iannetta, baritone. Unfortunately cellist Christine Newland will not be able to play this concert and will be replaced by Patrick Theriault.