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Liza Bennett

Liza Gyllenhaal Bennett is a writer whose last four novels ("Local Knowledge," "So Near," "A Place for Us" and "Bleeding Heart") are set in the Berkshires. She contributes to local publications and writes “occasional musings on writing, gardening, reading, and life in the Berkshires” for her blog “A writer in the garden” at

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West Stockbridge Chamber Players’ Memorial Day benefit concert an uplifting start to summer music season

In fact, when Hudgins asked for a show of hands, no one in the audience had heard of the composer whose life and career were disrupted by the rise of Nazism and World War II.

REVIEW: West Stockbridge Chamber Players fill the Old Town Hall with a capacity crowd — and the glorious sounds of clarinets and strings!

The Chamber Players' artistic director Catherine Hudgins herself had rearranged Alexander Scriabin’s Romance for Horn and Piano, transcribing it for the clarinet and strings.

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