Caption: Bennington College Jenning Music Building, Credit: Jared C. Benedict
Image by: Jared C. Benedict 
Bennington College Jenning Music Building 

Bennington Chamber Music Conference and Composers Forum of the East

From: WGBH Radio Boston
Series: New England Summer Festivals
Length: 59:00

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Classical New England's travelogue of summer music festivals stops in historic Bennington, VT for a visit to the annual Chamber Music Conference and Composers Forum of the East.

Nesf-bennington_cme-photo_by_jared_c_benedict__small Chamber music festivals often give musicians a unique opportunity to perform in special settings and venues. The CMCFE does that, while also giving composers a voice. The Festival's student and faculty concerts celebrate the wide variety and richness of chamber music, from Beethoven to newly written pieces. 

Program:

Beethoven:  Quintet in E-flat for Piano & Winds, Op. 16
Jacqueline Leclair, oboe; Armand Ambrosini, clarinet; Daniel Grabois, horn; Stephen Walt, bassoon; Phillip Bush, piano
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Paul Moravec:  Wind Quintet
Erin Lesser, flute; Jacqueline Leclair, oboe; Michael Dumouchel, clarinet; Peter Kolkay, bassoon; Daniel Grabois, French horn
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Daniel Godfrey:  Dances in Checkered Shade: Willow Step
Jo Ann Sternberg, clarinet; Calvin Wiersma, violin; Marka Gustavsson, viola; James Wilson, cello; Phillip Bush, piano
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Wallingford Riegger:  Concerto for Piano & Wind Quintet, Op. 53: Allegro (1st movement)
Sue Ann Kahn, flute; Matt Sullivan, oboe; Meighan Stoops, clarinet; Joseph Anderer, horn; Laurie Stubbs, bassoon; David Oei, piano

Piece Description

Chamber music festivals often give musicians a unique opportunity to perform in special settings and venues. The CMCFE does that, while also giving composers a voice. The Festival's student and faculty concerts celebrate the wide variety and richness of chamber music, from Beethoven to newly written pieces. 

Program:

Beethoven:  Quintet in E-flat for Piano & Winds, Op. 16
Jacqueline Leclair, oboe; Armand Ambrosini, clarinet; Daniel Grabois, horn; Stephen Walt, bassoon; Phillip Bush, piano
----
Paul Moravec:  Wind Quintet
Erin Lesser, flute; Jacqueline Leclair, oboe; Michael Dumouchel, clarinet; Peter Kolkay, bassoon; Daniel Grabois, French horn
----
Daniel Godfrey:  Dances in Checkered Shade: Willow Step
Jo Ann Sternberg, clarinet; Calvin Wiersma, violin; Marka Gustavsson, viola; James Wilson, cello; Phillip Bush, piano
----
Wallingford Riegger:  Concerto for Piano & Wind Quintet, Op. 53: Allegro (1st movement)
Sue Ann Kahn, flute; Matt Sullivan, oboe; Meighan Stoops, clarinet; Joseph Anderer, horn; Laurie Stubbs, bassoon; David Oei, piano

Timing and Cues

Total Time - 58:59, including two internal :60-sec. station breaks (with music beds)

Additional Credits

Ray Brown, host. Cheryl Willoughby, host. With thanks to Artistic Director Phillip Bush at the Bennington Chamber Music Conference and Composers Forum of the East. The Executive Producer, and WGBH’s Managing Director for Classical Services, is Benjamin K. Roe.

Related Website

http://www.wgbh.org/programs/New-England-Summer-Festivals-1502/episodes/Bennington-Chamber-Music-Conference-and-Composers-Forum-of-the-East-33214