Williams Chamber Players
Fri, February 15th, 2008
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The Williams Chamber Players will give a concert on Friday, Feb. 15, at 8 p.m. in Chapin Hall on the Williams College campus. There will also be a pre-concert talk with David Kechley, composer of COLLIDING OBJECTS: Interactions for Piano and Percussion which will be making its Williamstown premier. This free event is open to the public.
This evening of music will also include Los Caujaritos by Ignacio “Indio” Figueredo, vocal ensembles from Mozart’s Le Nozze de Figaro and Cosi fan Tutte, and Bartok’s rarely performed work, Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion.
The Williams Chamber Players is a resident chamber ensemble, founded at Williams College in 1999. It’s purpose is to present concerts for the college and community throughout the academic year. Antecedents of the Williams Chamber Players are The Williams Trio, founded in 1970, and the Group for 20th Century Music, founded in 1989. Repertoire for concerts is drawn from the standard chamber music repertoire with special attention to music of the 20th and 21st centuries, and to music by Williams composers. Musicians are normally drawn from the ranks of Artists-in-Residence, Studio Instructors, and other faculty, as well as occasional visiting artists. This concert features Kerry Ryer-Parke, Erin Casey, Jennifer Ashe, Keith Kibler, Charley Blandy, Robert Phelps, Matthew Gold, Ian Hale, Edwin Lawrence, Elizabeth Wright, and Doris Stevenson.