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Last Night of the Proms
August 4, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
No vouchers or gift certificates at the door please.
It’s the most famous annual concert in classical music. Featuring popular classics and British patriotic pieces with Maestro Kerry Stratton conducting the Niagara Proms Orchestra.
British Grenadier’s March – Arne
Folksong Suite Vaughan – Williams
Last Rose of Summer – Flotow
RAF March Past – Davies
London Suite – Coates
Rule Britannia – Arne
I Dreamt I Dwelt in Marble Halls – Balfe
Jerusalem – Parry
Music of the British Isles Bobby – Herriot
Pomp and Circumstance March – Elgar
We’ll Meet Again – Parker
In the course of his international career, Kerry has conducted orchestras in Europe, North America and Asia.
Having earned a degree in conducting from McGill University, Kerry later completed graduate studies at the Vienna Conservatory under Sir Charles Mackerras, Academia Chigiana in Siena, Italy, and L’Ecole Pierre Monteux with Charles Bruck.
Kerry’s conducting engagements have included, Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, The Czech Philharmonic, Budapest Concert Orchestra, Hungarian Chamber Soloists, Prague Chamber Philharmonic, Bohemian Chamber Philharmonic, Slovak Radio Orchestra, Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra, State of Mexico Symphony Orchestra, Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra, Seoul Philharmonic, Prague Radio Orchestra, Zagreb Philharmonic, and Janacek Philharmonic. In January 2001, he became the first Canadian to conduct the St. Petersburg Camerata in the Hermitage Theatre at the Winter Palace. In December of 2004 he made his debut with the Beijing Symphony in a concert at the Forbidden City.