STEPHANIE JUTT AND JEFFREY SYKES - ARTISTIC DIRECTORS

Audio Clips

Bach Dancing and Dynamite Society always, always, always features great music played with joy, creativity, spontaneity and with a technique that’s second to none. Here are a few teasers from twelve seasons of great performances.

Symphonic Dances from West Side Story by Leonard Bernstein
Arr. John Musto.
Jeffrey Sykes, Randall Hodgkinson, pianos
Dane Richeson, Anthony Di Sanza, percussion
Recorded 2012 at Overture Center, Madison, WI

 

Johannes Brahms, Sonata in E-flat Major, Op. 120, No. 2, Allegro amabile
One of Brahms’ most lyrical works.
Stephanie Jutt, flute, and Jeffrey Sykes, piano
Recorded June, 2002 at The Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta, Canada
Featured on Stolen Moments CD; for more information…

 

Johannes Brahms, Sonata in F Minor, Op. 120, No. 1, Allegro appassionato
Brahms at his most passionate and tempestuous.
Stephanie Jutt, flute, and Jeffrey Sykes, piano
Recorded June, 2002 at The Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta, Canada
Featured on Stolen Moments CD; for more information…

 

Johannes Brahms, Sonata in A Major, Op. 100, Allegro amabile
Brahms was on vacation by a lake in the Alps when he wrote this piece — and it sounds like it!
Stephanie Jutt, flute, and Jeffrey Sykes, piano
Recorded June, 2002 at The Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta, Canada
Featured on Stolen Moments CD; for more information…

 

Ernest Bloch, Quintet I for piano and string quartet, Allegro energico
“…a joyous orgy of savages beneath a tropical sun….” –Alex Cohen, English Bloch scholar
Jeffrey Sykes, piano; Frank Almond, violin; Suzanne Beia, violin; Sally Chisholm, viola; Anthony Ross, cello
Recorded live July 24, 1999, Music Hall, Madison, WI
Featured on BDDS 10th Season CD; for more information…

 

Alberto Ginastera, Impresiones de la Puna for flute and string quartet, Danza
A work that evokes visions of gauchos galloping across the Pampas.
Stephanie Jutt, flute; Suzanne Beia, violin; Stephanie Sant’Ambrogio, violin; Suzanne LeFevre, viola; Anthony Ross, cello
Recorded live August 5, 2000, Music Hall, Madison, WI
Featured on BDDS 10th Season CD; for more information…

 

Aram Khachaturian, Trio for clarinet, violin, and piano, Andante con dolore, con molto espressione
A sad, mysterious, and exotic work.
Doris Hall-Gulati, clarinet; Frank Almond, violin; Jeffrey Sykes, piano
Recorded live July 29, 2000, Music Hall, Madison, WI
Featured on BDDS 10th Season CD; for more information…

 

Samuel Barber, Canzone for flute and piano
The sound of a forgotten dream.
Stephanie Jutt, flute; Jeffrey Sykes, piano
Recorded live March 11, 1996, Isthmus Playhouse, Madison, WI
Featured on BDDS 10th Season CD; for more information…

 

Gabriel Fauré, Quartet in C minor for piano and strings, Allegro molto
An exciting, rapturous dance of joy.
Jeffrey Sykes, piano; Young-Nam Kim, violin; Sally Chisholm, viola; Parry Karp, cello
Recorded live July 19, 1993, Isthmus Playhouse, Madison, WI