STEPHANIE JUTT AND JEFFREY SYKES - ARTISTIC DIRECTORS

2009 FESTIVAL CONCERTS

WEEK 1 June 12–14, 2009

Stephanie Sant’Ambrogio, violin
Parry Karp, cello
Stephanie Jutt, flute
Jeffrey Sykes, piano
Timothy Jones, baritone and narrator


Leapfrog

Franz Joseph Haydn: Trio in E-flat minor for piano, violin, and cello (“Jacob’s Dream”)
François Couperin: “The Apotheosis of Corelli” for flute, violin, cello, piano, and narrator
Henri Dutilleux: Sonatine for flute and piano
Maurice Ravel: Trio for piano, violin, and cello

Friday, June 12, 7:30 p.m.
  Stoughton Opera House
Sunday, June 14, 2:30 p.m.
  Hillside Theater, Taliesin, Spring Green

The Dating Game

Franz Joseph Haydn: Trio in G major for flute, violin, and cello, based on the song “Trust not too much”
Franz Schubert: Variations for flute and piano
Franz Schubert: “Die schöne Müllerin” for baritone and piano, featuring photographs by Katrin Talbot

Saturday, June 13, 7:30 p.m.
  The Playhouse, Overture Center, Madison
Sunday, June 14, 7:30 p.m.
  Hillside Theater, Taliesin, Spring Green


WEEK 2 June 19–21, 2009

Carmit Zori, violin
Parry Karp, cello
Stephanie Jutt, flute
Jeffrey Sykes and Randall Hodgkinson, piano


Catch Me If You Can

François Borne: “Carmen” Fantasy for flute and piano
Franz Joseph Haydn: Trio in G major for piano, violin, and cello (“Gypsy Rondo”)
Vittorio Monti: Csardas for violin and piano
Antonin Dvorak: Trio for piano, violin, and cello (“Dumky”)

Friday, June 19, 7:30 p.m.
  River Arts Center, Prairie du Sac
Sunday, June 21, 2:30 p.m.
  Hillside Theater, Taliesin, Spring Green

Three Card Monte

Franz Joseph Haydn: Trio in D major for flute, cello, and piano
Bohuslav Martinu: Sonata for flute, violin, and piano
Felix Mendelssohn: Trio in D minor for piano, violin, and cello

Saturday, June 20, 7:30 p.m.
The Playhouse, Overture Center, Madison
Sunday, June 21, 7:30 p.m.
Hillside Theater, Taliesin, Spring Green


WEEK 3 June 26–28, 2009

Ellen de Pasquale and Suzanne Beia, violin
Ara Gregorian, viola
Anthony Ross, cello
Stephanie Jutt, flute
Jeffrey Sykes, piano


London Bridge

Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 104 in D major, arranged for flute, string quartet, and piano (“London”)
Rebecca Clarke: Sonata for viola and piano
Frank Bridge: Various pieces for flute and piano
Edward Elgar: Quintet for piano and string quartet

Friday, June 26, 7:30 p.m.
  Stoughton Opera House
Sunday, June 28, 2:30 p.m.
  Hillside Theater, Taliesin, Spring Green

Pin the Tail on the Donkey

Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 94 in G minor, arranged for flute, string quartet, and piano (“The Surprise”)
Behzad Ranjbaran: “Fountains of Fin” for flute, violin, and cello
Johannes Brahms: Quartet in G minor for piano, violin, viola, and cello (“Gypsy Rondo”)

Saturday, June 27, 7:30 p.m.
  The Playhouse, Overture Center, Madison
Sunday, June 28, 7:30 p.m.
  Hillside Theater, Taliesin, Spring Green

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)