Robert Williams, Principal Bassoon
Was the Principal Bassoonist of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra from September 1974 to September 2020. Prior to that, he was Principal Bassoonist of the Winnipeg Symphony, Winnipeg CBC Orchestra, Colorado Philharmonic, and Tucson Symphony. He has also appeared with the Minnesota Orchestra and Boston Symphony and in guest artist engagements throughout the United States.
“Sonata Robusta for Bassoon and Piano”, Opus 55 (1980), James Cohn James Cohn (1928-2021) Allegro moderato Allegretto cantabile Adagio espressivo, Subito allegro con fuoco “A Door In The Sky” for Bassoon and Piano, for Eric Van Der Veer Varner, Patrick Harlin (b.1984) I. OUROBOROS Robert Williams, Bassoon Alexandra Nguyen, Piano