2017 – 2018 Season


Our 2017 – 2018 Season Information is available.

Caledon Chamber Concerts opens its 2017-2018 season on Saturday, October 28, 2017 with a concert by the Serenade Ensemble String Trio. The Trio comprises Arkady Yanivker, violin; Henry Jenzen, viola; and Britton Riley, cello. They will play Beethoven’s Serenade in D Major for Violin, Viola and Cello and Schubert’s String Trio in B flat Major.

Arkady Yanivker came to the Toronto Symphony Orchestra in 1978, where he became well-known on the music scene as a violin soloist and chamber player. His concert performances in Canada have been heard on CBC, CMFX, and CJRT radio broadcasts. During his tenure as a member of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, he served as concertmaster of the Toronto Philharmonia Orchestra, and guest concertmaster for the Kitchener Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Huntsville Festival Orchestra, and the New Canadian Chamber Orchestra. He has appeared as soloist and chamber musician at home and in Europe.

Henry Janzen has more than 30 years experience conducting orchestras and choirs across Michigan and Ontario and the occasional European tour. As Music Director and Principal Conductor of the Hart House Orchestra he celebrated their 40th Anniversary with a performance at Carnegie Hall in February this year. As a violist Mr. Janzen’s work in New York City and Detroit include the world premiere of Stephen Paulus So Hallowed is the Time. He also appeared with the New York String Ensemble and with the Korean Choirs of Greater New York. Other performances include playing for Pope John Paul II, George Bush, Luciano Pavarotti, Diana Krall and the private funeral ceremony for Henry Ford II. He was featured in the string quartet In the Nick of Time starring Lloyd Bridges. Aside from his performance activities Mr. Jenzen teaches Applied and Chamber Music at the University of Guelph.

Canadian-American cellist Britton Riley joined the Toronto Symphony Orchestra in 2015. Formerly Assistant Principal of the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, Mr. Riley enjoys a diverse musical career as a performer, teacher, and recording engineer. He has recorded for film and radio for Sony Pictures, CBC Radio 2, KUSC, and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s Live from Orchestra Hall series, and live performances have brought him to Carnegie Hall, Boston Symphony Hall, Chicago’s Orchestra Hall, and Walt Disney Concert Hall, among others.

The concert takes place at St. James’ Anglican Church, Caledon East at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $35 for adults and $15 for students 16 years and younger and may be purchased in advance at Forster’s Book Garden, Howard the Butcher and BookLore. A limited number of tickets may also be available at the door on the night of the concert. For more information call 905-880-2445. For details about the other concerts in the 2017-2018 season go to www.caledonchamberconcerts.com.

Caledon Chamber Concerts is a non-profit corporation dedicated to offering the people of Caledon and surrounding communities a series of concerts that present classical music in an intimate setting.  The series of five concerts is presented between October and April.