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Orchestra London- Too Good to Fail

Full disclosure- I am a volunteer for this organization- have lugged rummage up and down stairs for... read more

Reviewed January 4, 2015
London, Canada
Some great and some disappointing

Recently I attended a production of the "Messiah" at St. Paul's Cathedral with the orchestra and... read more

Reviewed December 10, 2014
Saskatchewan, Canada
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Jan 4, 2015
“Orchestra London- Too Good to Fail”
Dec 15, 2014
“A warning to intending visitors... this orchestra's performances are being cancelled”
London, Ontario's professional Orchestra since 1957. Orchestra London performs over 50 concerts every year, including everything from Beethoven to the Beatles, to music for young children. Music Director, Alain Trudel, is in his third season with...more
609 Wellington St, London, Ontario N6A 3R6, Canada
+1 519-679-8778
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Reviewed January 4, 2015

Full disclosure- I am a volunteer for this organization- have lugged rummage up and down stairs for our biannual fund-raising sales, bought boutique items, attended concerts for years - and am addressing with the musicians the greatest crisis in their history. They will DO it!...More

Date of experience: November 2014
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Reviewed December 15, 2014

For a long time, Orchestra London has been a major attraction in this city, and would definitely have topped most people's recommendations. However, what I want to warn people about now is that the orchestra is in severe financial difficulties. It has cancelled performances with...More

Date of experience: December 2014
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Reviewed December 10, 2014

Recently I attended a production of the "Messiah" at St. Paul's Cathedral with the orchestra and London Pro Musica. It was the best performance of this concert that I have ever heard. Possibly it was because they were all under the direction of a fabulous...More

Date of experience: December 2014
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Reviewed June 30, 2014

Was involved with the original Lollipop concerts where the children would sit on the floor, the orchestra (mini) would play at their level - always a sell out. Have attended various other performances and found it very rewarding; really liked the "Jeans and Classics" especially...More

Date of experience: September 2013
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Reviewed January 26, 2014

We have been before and bring the kids. We choose the Red Hot Weekends because we want both the classic sound with the Orchestra element. Our family loves and is involved in music so the Orchestra is a great experience. We just saw the Kings...More

Date of experience: January 2014
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Reviewed July 31, 2013

They really play a fine music and London needs them very much. Especially I like their classical and not the pop performances. hey alos play for kids and it is a really good experience for the whole family.

Date of experience: July 2013
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Reviewed May 12, 2013

London is lucky to have Orchestra London. The Berlin Philharmonic it ain't, not even the Toronto Symphony, but for a city the size of London we are indeed bless to have this fine orchestra. PLEASE support it by contributions and by making each and every...More

Date of experience: March 2013
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OrchestraLondon, Sales & Marketing Manager at Orchestra London, responded to this reviewResponded May 21, 2013

Dear Don, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of Orchestra London! We appreciate your support and look forward to seeing you at a concert soon. Sincerely, Terri Anne Moses Sales & Marketing Manager Orchestra London

Reviewed February 19, 2013

I subscribed for several years, but find the drive too far so have switched to Waterloo. Orchestra London is to be congratulated for offering a variety of music, form 20th Century challenge to Pop to Bach. Centennial Hall has poor acoustics and a crowd that...More

1  Thank GEMSeeTheWorld
Reviewed December 11, 2012

The orchestra was fun, the music good and the Music Director made the whole thing most enjoyable. The concert we attended seemed to have a few insturments short due to the Christmas season with several musicians elsewhere - but just great

Date of experience: December 2012
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Reviewed December 5, 2012 via mobile

I bought a student bottomless pass for the orchestra earlier this year. For $65 dollars I was able to go to every show and get the best seating they had available. The first show I went to with my girlfriend and we got front row...More

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