The Williams Chamber Players offer their first performance of the new year. The evening is introduced by violinist Joana Genova, Nathaniel Parke, cello, and pianist Elizabeth Wright, as they perform Mozart – Trio in E Major, K.542.
The next selection is presented by Joana Genova and Elizabeth Wright. They play music of the influential twentieth century Bulgarian composer Pancho Vladigerov: Song from Bulgarian Suite, op. 21, and Bulgarian Rhapsody Vardar, op. 16.
The evening concludes with a masterpiece by Johannes Brahms. Clarinetist Paul Greentakes the lead in Brahms’ Clarinet Quintet. Joining him are Muneko Otani, violin; Benjamin Mygatt ’20, violin; Ah Ling Neu, viola; Nathaniel Parke, cello.
The Williams Chamber Players is a faculty chamber ensemble that presents concerts for the college and community throughout the academic year. Repertoire for concerts is drawn from the standard chamber music 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, artist associates, and other faculty members and visiting artists at Williams.