STEPHANIE JUTT AND JEFFREY SYKES - ARTISTIC DIRECTORS

2004 Fest

Czechs Party Mix

Celebrating our CZECHered musical past.


Local Czechs Only

(What happens when the old country meets the new.)

Bohuslav Martinu: Sonata for flute and piano
Vitezslava Kapralova: Elegy for violin and piano
Tomas Svoboda: Passacaglia and Fugue for piano, violin, and cello
Antonin Dvorak: “American” Quintet for two violins, two violas, and cello

Stephanie Jutt, flute
Jeffrey Sykes, piano
Frank Almond, violin
Samantha George, violin
Kerri Ryan, viola
Lawrence Neuman, viola
Joseph Johnson, cello

Opera House
Stoughton
Friday, July 23, 2004, 7:30 p.m.

Music Hall
UW-Madison campus
Saturday, July 24, 2004, 7:30 p.m.

Hillside Theater, Taliesin
Spring Green
Sunday, July 25, 2004, 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.


Czechs in the Mail

(Through rain, sleet, and snow, our intrepid postman brings rarities from the old country.)

Antonin Dvorak: Serenade for flute, violin, viola, and triangle
Antonin Dvorak: Romance, arranged for solo flute, with clarinet, horn, bassoon, piano, and string quartet
Zdenek Fibich: Quintet for clarinet, horn, violin, cello, and piano
Leos Janacek: Concertino for piano, clarinet, horn, bassoon, two violins, and viola
Ervin Schulhoff: Five Pieces for string quartet

Stephanie Jutt, flute
Doris Hall-Gulati, clarinet
Amy Jo Rhine, horn
Cynthia Cameron-Fix, bassoon
Jeffrey Sykes, piano and triangle
Stephanie Sant’Ambrogio, violin
Leslie Shank, violin
Megan Tam, viola
Parry Karp, cello

Opera House
Stoughton
Friday, July 30, 2004, 7:30 p.m.

Music Hall
UW-Madison campus
Saturday, July 31, 2004, 7:30 p.m.

Hillside Theater, Taliesin
Spring Green
Sunday, August 1, 2004, 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.


Cash, Czech, or Charge

(Priceless repertoire celebrating the old country.)

Vitezslava Kapralova: Ritournelle for cello and piano
Ervin Schulhoff: Concertino for flute, viola, and double bass
Leos Janacek: Sonata for violin and piano
Antonin Dvorak: Quintet for two violins, viola, cello, and double bass

Stephanie Jutt, flute
Jeffrey Sykes, piano
Stephanie Sant’Ambrogio, violin
Suzanne Beia, violin
Evelina Chao, viola
Anthony Ross, cello
Fred Bretschger, bass

Opera House
Stoughton
Friday, August 6, 2004, 7:30 p.m.

Music Hall
UW-Madison campus
Saturday, August 7, 2004, 7:30 p.m.

Hillside Theater, Taliesin
Spring Green
Sunday, August 8, 2004, 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Art installations at Music Hall by David Wells

Violinist Paran Amirinazari, an avid chamber musician, is a founding member and artistic drector of the Willy Street Chamber Players. She is a former member of the Hunt String Quartet and has recently earned her Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

A native of Madison, Wisconsin, cellist TRACE JOHNSON received his Bachelor of Music in cello performance from the Cleveland Institute of Music in 2012 and was recently awarded his Master of Music degree at the Lynn Conservatory in Boca Raton, Florida. As the first place winner in the conservatory's annual concerto competition, he performed the Brahms Double Concerto with the Lynn Philharmonia in 2014. Later that fall, he won first prize in the 2014 Lyric Chamber Society of New York's chamber competition, and in 2016 he performed in a New York debut concert with fellow Lynn Conservatory musicians at the Kosciuszko Foundation. For the past two summers, Mr. Johnson has appeared in both orchestral and chamber ensembles as a fellow with the Atlantic Music Festival. He has also participated in other summer festivals including the Meadowmount School of Music, Orford Centre d'Arts, and Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music. Mr. Johnson is currently working in a variety of performing ensembles in South Florida and is a section cellist with the Symphony of the Americas in Ft. Lauderdale. Mr. Johnson is a member of the BDDS Dynamite Factory, a program featuring young artists. (Website)

Bass-Baritone TIMOTHY JONES has performed in opera houses and with symphony orchestras in the U.S., Ecuador, Mexico, and the Czech Republic. He has appeared with the Cleveland Orchestra, Dallas Symphony, St. Petersburg Chamber Orchestra, San Antonio Symphony, and the Jacksonville Symphony. In opera houses he has performed leading roles in The Marriage of Figaro, Carmen, Die Zauberflöte, Così fan tutte, Don Giovanni, Don Pasquale, La Bohème, Falstaff, Macbeth, and La Traviata. He has been a frequent guest with the Victoria Bach Festival, New Texas Festival, Round Top Music Festival, Ars Lyrica Houston, Cactus Pear Music Festival, and the Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble. As a committed performer of contemporary music, Mr. Jones has commissioned and premiered many compositions by leading composers of our time. He lives in Houston, where he serves on the faculty of the University of Houston. (Website)