STEPHANIE JUTT AND JEFFREY SYKES - ARTISTIC DIRECTORS

BDDS 26th SEASON | ALPHABET SOUP

Alphabet Soup
WEEK 1 June 9, 10, 11
Concerts in Madison, Stoughton, and Spring Green

Stephanie Jutt, fluteSponsored by Wiley & Virginia Sykes
Jeffrey Sykes, pianoSponsored by Ellen White & Eric Sutter
Carmit Zori, violinSponsored by the family of John Stoelting, in loving memory
Sally Chisholm, violaSponsored by Sarah Siskind & Joel Rogers
Joseph Johnson, cello — Sponsored by Dan Baumann
Anthony Bracewell, violin (Dynamite Factory artist)
Jeremy Kienbaum, viola (Dynamite Factory artist)
Trace Johnson, cello (Dynamite Factory artist)

Artist Bios…


PB&J

Philippe Gaubert: Médailles antiques for flute, violin, and piano
Gideon Klein: String Trio
Sergei Prokofiev: Sonata in F Minor, op. 80, for violin and piano
Johannes Brahms: Piano Quartet in A Major, op. 26 — Sponsored by Michael Bridgeman & Jack Holzhueter

Stoughton Opera House  — Friday, June 9, 7:30 pm
Hillside Theater, Taliesin, Spring Green — Sunday, June 11, 2:30 pm


BLT

Joseph Haydn: Symphony no. 104 in D Major, “London,” arr. Salomon
Benjamin Britten: Sonata in C, op. 65, for cello and piano
Peter Tchaikovsky: Souvenir de Florence, op. 70, for string sextet — Sponsored by David & Jane Villa
The Playhouse, Overture Center, Madison — Saturday, June 10, 7:30 pm
Hillside Theater, Taliesin, Spring Green — Sunday, June 11, 6:30 pm


WEEK 2 June 16, 17, 18
Concerts in Madison and Spring Green

Stephanie Jutt, flute  — Sponsored by Wiley & Virginia Sykes
Jeffrey Sykes, piano  — Sponsored by Ellen White & Eric Sutter
Axel Strauss, violin  — Sponsored by James Dahlberg & Elsebet Lund
Jean-Michel Fonteneau, cello  — Sponsored by James Dahlberg & Elsebet Lund
Alan Kay, clarinet — Sponsored by Norma & Elliott Sober
Emily Birsan, soprano — Sponsored by Daphne Webb & Stafford Rosenbaum LLP
Christopher Taylor, piano  — Sponsored by Keith & Linda Clifford

Artist Bios…


Two Bs or not Two Bs

Camille Saint-Saëns: Tarantelle, op. 6, for flute, clarinet, and piano
Maurice Ravel: “La flûte enchantée” from Shéhérazade for soprano, flute, and piano
Maurice Ravel: Chansons madécasses for soprano, flute, cello, and piano
Béla Bartók: Contrasts for clarinet, violin, and piano
Benjamin Britten, William Bolcom, and Arnold Schoenberg: Selected Cabaret Songs for  soprano and piano
Johannes Brahms: Piano Trio in C major, op. 87

The Playhouse, Overture Center, Madison — Friday, June 16, 7:30pm
Hillside Theater, Taliesin, Spring Green — Sunday, June 18, 2:30pm


Special K

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Trio in E Major, K. 542 — Sponsored by Tim Teitelbaum, in memory of Susan Horwitz
Jules Mouquet: La flûte de Pan, op 15, for flute and piano
Franz Schubert: Der Hirt auf dem Felsen, D. 965, for soprano, clarinet, and piano — Sponsored by Carla & Dick Love
Guillaume Conneson: Techno Parade for flute, clarinet, and piano
Erich Wolfgang Korngold: Three Songs, op. 22 for soprano and piano  — Sponsored by Martha & Charles Casey
Kevin Puts: Living Frescoes for clarinet, violin, cello, and piano  — Sponsored by Katherine Naherny & Roger Ganser

The Playhouse, Overture Center, Madison — Saturday, June 17, 7:30pm
Hillside Theater, Taliesin, Spring Green — Sunday, June 18, 6:30pm


WEEK 3 June 23, 24, 25
Concerts in Madison and Spring Green

Stephanie Jutt, flute  — Sponsored by Ann Guhman, in loving memory of Bruce Koci
Jeffrey Sykes, piano  — Sponsored by Tim Teitelbaum, in memory of Susan Horwitz
Hye-Jin Kim, violin  — Sponsored by Marna King
Soh-Hyun Park Altino, violin  — Sponsored by Thomas Terry
Ara Gregorian, viola  — Sponsored by M.J. Wiseman
Parry Karp, cello — Sponsored by Sue Cleary Koch
Timothy Jones, baritone Sponsored by Tom Reps & Fran Wong
Randall Hodgkinson, piano  — Sponsored by Anne & Peter Wadsack

Artist Bios…


Cs the Day

Gerald Finzi: Let Us Garlands Bring for baritone and piano
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto in D Major, K. 537 (“Coronation Concerto”)  — Sponsored by Ed Krinsky & Mary Jane Armstrong
Carl Czerny: Sonata in C minor for piano four-hands, op. 10 — Sponsored by Larry Bechler, in  loving memory of Patty Struck
Paul Moravec: Cool Fire for flute, piano, and string quartet

The Playhouse, Overture Center, Madison — Friday, June 23, 7:30pm
Hillside Theater, Taliesin, Spring Green — Sunday, June 25, 2:30pm


R&B

Franz Doppler: Fantaisie Pastorale Hongroise, op. 26, for flute and piano
Ned Rorem: Santa Fe Songs for baritone and piano quartet
Luigi Boccherini: Quintet in G minor, op. 19, no. 2, for flute and strings
Kevin Puts: Rounds for Robin for flute and piano
Johannes Brahms: Piano Quintet in F minor, op. 34  — Sponsored by Vicki & Jerry Stewart

The Playhouse, Overture Center, Madison — Saturday, June 24, 7:30pm
Hillside Theater, Taliesin, Spring Green — Sunday, June 25, 6:30pm

 

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)