Cellist Ronald Feldman in Concert

Cellist Ronald Feldman in Concert

Cellist Ronald Feldman in Concert

The Williams College Department of Music presents cellist Ronald Feldman on Friday, September 27 at 8 p.m. in Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall. This free event is open to the public.

Feldman is artist in residence in orchestral/instrumental music, and coordinator of student string chamber music at Williams. He collaborates with pianist Doris Stevenson in presenting works of Beethoven, Debussy, Mendelssohn, and Kohane.

Doris Stevenson is artist in residence in piano at Williams and has collaborated with Feldman for many years. For the Kohane trio, Stevenson and Feldman are joined by violinist Joel Pitchon, a veteran musician who appears frequently at Williams. Composer Daniel Kohane is a graduate student of composition at the prestigious Eastman School of Music and is a member of the Williams Class of 2012.

Feldman’s career began in 1967 at the age of nineteen with Boston Symphony Orchestra. He has received critical acclaim for a wide variety of musical achievements. Formerly music director and conductor of the Worcester Symphony Orchestra and of the Boston new music ensemble Extension Works, Mr. Feldman was also music director and conductor of the New England Philharmonic for five seasons. In 1991 he and the Berkshire Symphony were awarded the American Symphony Orchestra League’s ASCAP Award for Adventuresome Programming of Contemporary Music. He is the musical director of the Longwood Symphony and continues to be an active cellist, conductor, and a member of the Williams Chamber Players.

Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall is located at 54 Chapin Hall Drive in Bernhard Music Center on the Williams College campus, Williamstown, Mass. For building locations on the Williams campus, please consult the map outside the driveway entrance to the Security Office located in Hopkins Hall on Main Street (Rte. 2), next to the Thompson Memorial Chapel. For information, call 413-597-3146 or visit music.williams.edu.

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