STEPHANIE JUTT AND JEFFREY SYKES - ARTISTIC DIRECTORS

2014 FESTIVAL CONCERTS

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WEEK 1 June 13, 14, 15
Concerts in Madison and Spring Green

Stephanie Jutt, flute – Sponsored by Ellen White
Jeffrey Sykes, piano – Sponsored by Virginia & Wiley Sykes
Dìsella Làrusdóttir, soprano – Sponsored by Barbara Johnson
Christopher Taylor, piano – Sponsored by Vicki & Gerald Stewart and Katherine Naherny & Roger Ganser
Yura Lee, viola
Heidi Krutzen, harp – Sponsored by Sue Cleary Koch
Anthony di Sanza, percussion – Sponsored by the family of John Stoelting, in loving memory


EXIT STRATEGY

Maurice Ravel: Greek Folk Songs for soprano and harp
C.P.E. Bach: Quartet in A minor for flute, viola, and piano – Sponsored by Keith & Linda Clifford
Maurice Ravel: Bolero for two pianos
Claude Debussy: Sonata for violin and piano – Sponsored by Jane & David Villa
Arnold Bax: Sonata for flute and harp
Witold Lutoslawski: Variations on a theme of Paganini for two pianos

Friday, June 13, 7:30 p.m.
  The Playhouse, Overture Center, Madison
Sunday, June 15, 2:30 p.m.
  Hillside Theater, Taliesin, Spring Green


 

GETTA MOVE ON

Maurice Ravel: La valse for two pianos
Aaron Jay Kernis: L’arte della danssar for flute, viola, harp, percussion, and soprano – Sponsored by Pamela Mather & Lili M. Kelly
Carlos Guastavino: Introduction and Allegro for flute and piano
Sergei Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances for two pianos – Sponsored by Carla & Dick Love

Saturday, June 14, 7:30 p.m.
  The Playhouse, Overture Center, Madison
Sunday, June 15, 6:30 p.m.
  Hillside Theater, Taliesin, Spring Green


WEEK 2 June 20, 21, 22
Concerts in Stoughton, Madison, and Spring Green

Stephanie Jutt, flute – Sponsored by Ellen White
Jeffrey Sykes, piano – Sponsored by Virginia & Wiley Sykes
Pablo Zinger, piano
Carmit Zori, violin – Sponsored by Lorelei Stevens
Suzanne Beia, violin – Sponsored by Charles & Martha Casey
David Harding, viola
Anthony Ross, cello – Sponsored by Karen & Dan Baumann
Beth Rapier, cello – Sponsored by Ann Guhman
Alan Kay, clarinet


TAKE A HIKE

Amy Beach: Romance, op. 23, for violin and piano
Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto in G minor for two cellos, strings, and continuo – Sponsored by Keith & Linda Clifford
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto in A Major, no. 23 – Sponsored by Ed Krinsky and Bobbie Krinsky
Johannes Brahms: Trio in A minor, op. 114, for clarinet, cello, and piano
Astor Piazzolla: Allegro tangabile for ensemble

Friday, June 20, 7:30 p.m.
  Stoughton Opera House
Sunday, June 22, 2:30 p.m.
  Hillside Theater, Taliesin, Spring Green


HASTA LA VISTA, BABY

Alberto Ginastera: Pampeanas no. 2 for cello and piano – Sponsored by Paul Wilhite & Mio Suzuki
Carlos Guastavino: Rosita Iglesias for flute and piano
Astor Piazzolla: Milonga para tres for ensemble – Sponsored by Susan Horwitz
Astor Piazzolla: Adios Nonino for ensemble – Sponsored by Susan Horwitz
Osvaldo Golijov: The Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind for clarinet and
string quartet – Sponsored by Jane Blumenthal & Willow Harth

Saturday, June 21, 7:30 p.m.
The Playhouse, Overture Center, Madison
Sunday, June 22, 6:30 p.m.
Hillside Theater, Taliesin, Spring Green


WEEK 3 June 27, 28, 29
Concerts in Stoughton, Madison, and Spring Green

Stephanie Jutt, flute – Sponsored by Stafford Rosenbaum, LLP
Jeffrey Sykes, piano – Sponsored by Virginia & Wiley Sykes
Randall Hodgkinson, piano – Sponsored by Anne & Peter Wadsack
Axel Strauss, violin – Sponsored by Daphne Webb
Jean-Michel Fonteneau, cello – Sponsored by Elsebet Lund & Jim Dahlberg


CUT AND RUN

Nino Rota: Trio for flute, violin, and piano
Dmitri Shostakovich: Piano Trio no. 2 in E minor, op. 67
Darius Milhaud: Le boeuf sur le toit for piano four-hands, accompanying the Charlie Chaplin film “The Count” – Sponsored by Thomas Reps
Philippe Gaubert: Trois aquarelles for flute, cello, and piano

Friday, June 27, 7:30 p.m.
  The Playhouse, Overture Center, Madison
Sunday, June 29, 2:30 p.m.
  Hillside Theater, Taliesin, Spring Green


HIGHTAIL IT

Angel LaSala: Poema del Pastor Coya for flute and piano
Maurice Ravel: Sonata for violin and cello
William Hirtz: Fantasy on themes from The Wizard of Oz for piano four-hands – Sponsored by Patty Struck & Larry Bechler
Antonín Dvorák: Piano Trio in F minor, op. 65 – Sponsored by Norma & Elliott Sober

Saturday, June 28, 7:30 p.m.
  Stoughton Opera House
Sunday, June 29, 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)