The Meeting House Chamber Music Festival will open its 44th season at Cotuit Center for the Arts on Sunday, June 25, at 7:30 pm. Joining the festival’s founder/director/pianist Donald Enos will be two outstanding musicians from New York: bassoonist Nanci Belmont and oboist Stuart Breczinski. The program: Théodore Lalliet, Terzetto, Op.22; Saint-Saëns, Oboe Sonata; Music of Albinoni, Francaix, Jolivet, Carter; André Previn, Bassoon Sonata; and Francis Poulenc, Trio.
The Meeting House Chamber Music Festival
The Meeting House Chamber Music Festival is the longest-running music festival on Cape Cod…for a reason! This year's line-up includes an extraordinary mix of engaging music from different periods and countries around the world. To view the schedule for the entire season, please visit http://www.meetinghousemusic.org.
Musicians performing in the Season Premiere:
Pianist Donald Enos, a native Cape Codder, is the founder and director of the Meeting House Chamber Music Festival. Mr. Enos holds a Master’s Degree from the New England Conservatory. Here on Cape Cod he has appeared as soloist with Cape Cod chamber orchestras playing Mozart’s Concerti K449 and K459. He has played the solo piano part in d’Indy’s Symphony on a French Mountain Air with the Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra and performed the Haydn Concerto in D Major and Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy with the Chatham Chorale. Mr. Enos is the resident pianist for the Chatham Chorale and Chamber Singers, as well as the Cape Cod Symphony. He is also director of music at the South Dennis Congregational Church, where he often presents concerts on the Snetzler Chamber Organ of 1762.
Praised as "outstanding" by the New York Classical Review, bassoonist Nanci Belmont is a dynamic musician enjoying a diverse career as a performer, teaching artist, and arts advocate. She has performed with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Ensemble ACJW, Windscape, Argento Chamber Ensemble, and Decoda, and has made additional orchestral appearances with the Cape Symphony, Orlando Philharmonic, and Tallahassee Symphony Orchestras. Nanci has been invited to perform at the Aldeburgh Festival, Sarasota and Chautauqua music festivals, Banff Festival Orchestra, the National Orchestral Institute, and the Krystoff Penderecki Music Academy. Following her passion for teaching and music advocacy, Nanci strives to find new and exciting ways to extend her music making into the larger community. As a fellow of Ensemble ACJW- A Program of Carnegie Hall, The Juilliard School, and the Weill Music Institute, she served as a teaching artist in Brooklyn, NY, and performed through the Weill Music Institute's Musical Connections program. Currently, she is on bassoon faculty at the USDAN Center for the Creative and Performing Arts. Nanci holds a Bachelor of Music in Performance from Florida State University, and a Master's degree from the Manhattan School of Music, where she studied with Frank Morelli.
Stuart Breczinski is a New York-based oboist, improviser, composer, and educator whose early interest in making unusual sounds on the oboe has developed into a passion for creating and sharing innovative audio with audiences of all backgrounds. A proponent of chamber and contemporary music, Breczinski is a member of the City of Tomorrow, a traveling woodwind quintet dedicated to the promotion and performance of contemporary works. Breczinski is also a member of Contemporaneous, ensemble mise-en, and Ensemble Moto Perpetuo, and he has performed as a chamber musician with Bang on a Can, the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE), NOVUS NY, Signal, and the Talea Ensemble. He recently completed his tenure as the oboist with Ensemble ACJW, a program of Carnegie Hall, the Juilliard School, and the Weill Music Institute in partnership with the New York City Department of Education.
Breczinski holds degrees from The Hartt School (MM) and The University of Iowa (BM, BSE), with additional study at Manhattan School of Music. His principal instructors have included Jacqueline Leclair, Humbert Lucarelli, and Mark Weiger.
The Meeting House Chamber Music Festival
Sunday, June 25, at 7:30 pm
ADMISSION: Tickets available at the door or in advance.
Single ticket: $25 (under 18 free).
7-Concert Series: $110. CONTACT: Donald Enos, Director, 508.896.3344
* Please note, this is not a CCftA-produced event. Member discounts, premium seating and other perks do not apply.
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