STEPHANIE JUTT AND JEFFREY SYKES - ARTISTIC DIRECTORS

2011 FESTIVAL CONCERTS

Bach to the Future: A 20th Season Bacchanale

WEEK 1 June 10, 11, 12
Concerts in Madison, Stoughton, and Spring Green

Stephanie Jutt, flute
Jeffrey Sykes, piano
Layton James, harpsichord
Anna Slate, soprano
Gregory Schmidt, tenor
Timothy Jones, bass-baritone
Suzanne Beia, violin
Stephanie Sant’Ambrogio, violin
Carmit Zori, violin
Daniel Panner, viola
Parry Karp, cello


BACH AROUND THE CLOCK

Johann Sebastian Bach: Trio Sonata from A Musical Offering for flute, violin, and continuo
Ralph Vaughan Williams: On Wenlock Edge for tenor, strings, and piano
Derek Bermel: Nature Calls and other songs for bass and piano
Joseph Haydn: Symphony no. 101 in D Major, “The Clock,” for flute, strings, and keyboard

Friday, June 10, 7:30 p.m.
  Stoughton Opera House
Sunday, June 12, 2:30 p.m.
  Hillside Theater, Taliesin, Spring Green


 

WE WILL, WE WILL BACH YOU

Ned Rorem: The Unquestioned Answer for flute, strings, and piano
César Franck: Sonata for violin and piano
Johann Sebastian Bach: Coffee Cantata

Saturday, June 11, 7:30 p.m.
  The Playhouse, Overture Center, Madison
Sunday, June 12, 6:30 p.m.*
  Hillside Theater, Taliesin, Spring Green


WEEK 2 June 17, 18, 19
Concerts in Madison and Spring Green

Stephanie Jutt, flute
Jeffrey Sykes, piano
Christopher Taylor, piano
Suzanne Beia, violin
Erin Keefe, violin
William Polk, violin
Kerri Ryan, viola
Parry Karp, cello


THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACH

CPE Bach: Quartet in G Major for flute, viola, and piano
Dmitri Shostakovich: Quintet for piano and strings
John Harbison: American Painters for flute and strings
George Gershwin: An American in Paris for two pianos

Friday, June 17, 7:30 p.m.
  The Playhouse, Overture Center, Madison
Sunday, June 19, 2:30 p.m.
  Hillside Theater, Taliesin, Spring Green


BACH OF AGES

Olivier Messiaen: Visions de l’amen for two pianos
Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto no. 5 in D Major for flute, violin, keyboard, and strings

Saturday, June 18, 7:30 p.m.
The Playhouse, Overture Center, Madison
Sunday, June 19, 6:30 p.m.*
Hillside Theater, Taliesin, Spring Green


WEEK 3 June 24, 25, 26
Concerts in Stoughton, Madison, and Spring Green

Stephanie Jutt, flute
Jeffrey Sykes, piano
Randall Hodgkinson, piano
Axel Strauss, violin
Jean-Michel Fonteneau, cello


SCHOOL OF BACH

Johann Sebastian Bach: Trio Sonata in C Major for flute, violin, and continuo
Maurice Ravel: Trio for piano, violin, and cello
Claude Debussy: Trio for flute, cello, and piano
Astor Piazzolla: Assorted tangos
Camille Saint-Saens: Bacchanale from Samson and Delilah

Friday, June 24, 7:30 p.m.
  Stoughton Opera House
Sunday, June 26, 2:30 p.m.
  Hillside Theater, Taliesin, Spring Green


THE CRADLE WILL BACH

Samuel Barber: Souvenirs for piano four-hands
Paul Schoenfield: Bagatelles for flute, cello, and piano
Johann Sebastian Bach: Chaconne from Partita in D minor for solo violin
Johannes Brahms: Trio in B Major, op. 8, for piano, violin, and cello

Saturday, June 25, 7:30 p.m.
  The Playhouse, Overture Center, Madison
Sunday, June 26, 6:30 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)