Patio Productions: West Stockbridge Chamber Players

Sat, Oct 10 7:00pm

Patio Productions is a series of established artists who are either new to The Foundry or were scheduled to perform and postponed due to Covid-19.

There will be food available for purchase by SoMa Catering.

Some of the proceeds from the event will go to the West Stockbridge Historical Society.

West Stockbridge Chamber Players presents an evening of music at The Foundry.


W.A. Mozart (1756-1791) Divertimento No.2 K.229 I. Allegro II. Menuetto III. Larghetto IV. Menuetto V. Rondo

P.I.Tchaikovsky (1840-1893) Concerto for Violin op. 35 arr. C. Hudgins II. Canzonetta

E. Cavallini (1807-1874) Solo Caprice No.25 Adagio

F. Shubert (1797-1828) Rosamunde arr. C. Hudgins I. Ballet Music No. 2 II. Entra’acte Music No. 2

W.A Mozart Divertimento No.5 K. 229 IV. Polonaise


Cellist – William Rounds – A member of the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra and the Portland Symphony and is a frequent extra with the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Originally from Rapid City, South Dakota he studied under George Neikrug at Boston University. A former member of the Artaria String Quartet, he has performed as a soloist with numerous orchestras throughout the United States. In addition to his classical career, he previously toured with John Denver, recorded with Aerosmith and has performed or recorded with a wide variety of popular artists ranging from David Byrne to Jerry Vale. He also played for the soundtracks of numerous movies including Schindler’s list. Mr. Rounds is an experienced teacher and clinician, serving on the faculties of the University of Southern Maine School of Music and Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras. He frequently gives master classes at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Clarinetist – Catherine Hudgins – Began her career in Caracas, Venezuela with the Orquesta Filarmonica de Caracas, later holding positions in the Sinfonica Municipal de Caracas, the Charleston Symphony, and the Boise Philharmonic. A busy career as an orchestral and chamber musician has led her to perform throughout North America, Europe, and in South America, the Caribbean, Africa, and Far East. Ms. Hudgins currently serves as the principal clarinetist with the Plymouth Philharmonic and the Eb clarinetist for the Portland (ME) Symphony, and she frequently performs as an extra musician with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, as well as many other orchestras. Ms. Hudgins chamber music concerts include performances at Assisi Performing Arts and Spoleto, Rockport, and Scotia Festivals, as well as with Ensemble Chamarre (dedicated to the performance of Messiaen’s Quartet for the End of Time), and the West Stockbridge Chamber players, a group she founded in 2010. She has performed with the Saito Kinen Festival Orchestra in Matsumoto, Japan, Tokyo Opera Nomri, and Mito ( Japan) Chamber Orchestra, all under the direction of Seiji Ozawa. She served as principal clarinetist for the 75th anniversary tour of Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess, which performed throughout much of the eastern half of the United States. Her chamber music performances have been broadcast on National Public Radio, German Radio, RAI (Italian Radio), SCETV and CBC, among others. She can be heard on recordings by Chandos, Decca, Deutsche Grammophon, and BSO Classics labels, including Grammy-winning performance of Ravel’s Daphnis and Chloe by the Boston Symphony Orchestra. She studied clarinet with Robert Marcellus. Her website

Clarinetist – William R. Hudgins – Hudgins was appointed by Seiji Ozawa as Principal Clarinetist of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Boston Symphony Chamber Players in 1994. He has been heard as a soloist with the Boston Symphony Orchestra on numerous occasions, including performances of both Mozart and Copland’s Clarinet Concertos and Bruch’s Double Concerto for Clarinet and Viola. Past chamber music performances include collaborations with Emanuel Ax, Yo-Yo Ma, Paula Robinson, Barbara Bonney and the Lydian String Quartet. Mr. Hudgins spent eight seasons with the Saito Kinen Summer Festival Orchestra in Japan and six seasons as a member of both the Spoleto Festival Orchestra in Charleston, South Carolina, and II Festival dei Due Mondi in Spoleto Italy. He formerly served as Principal Clarinet with Charleston (SC) Symphony Orchestra and the Orquesta Sinfonica Municipal in Caracas, Venezuela. Mr. Hudgins was excited in 2019 to have premiered with his wife Catherine the new Concerto For Two Clarinets and Orchestra, “Spirit” by Daniel Crozier.

In order to offer our patrons the safest and most enjoyable experience possible, social distance policies will be in effect through the 2020 season. All guests must wear their masks when out of their seats. Bar is open for table service only. In order to purchase an alcoholic
beverage guests must purchase food provided by SoMa Catering.

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Doors/Bar Open: 6:00PM