The Peabody Post

Roger Zare commissioned to compose for Chesapeake Chamber Music Festival

ZareRoger Zare (MM ’09, Composition) was commissioned to compose a piece by the 30th Annual Chesapeake Chamber Music (CCM) Festival, which will be held in Easton, MD from June 7 through June 21, 2015.  In honor of the 30th Festival, Artistic Directors J. Lawrie Bloom and Marcie Rosen have commissioned 30-year old award-winning Zare to write a piece for piano, oboe, clarinet and cello which will be featured at the Avalon Theatre concert on June 19. Zare’s works have been performed on five continents and the “New York Times” praised his “enviable grasp of orchestration.”

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