STEPHANIE JUTT AND JEFFREY SYKES - ARTISTIC DIRECTORS

BDDS 27th SEASON | TOY STORIES

Toy StoriesWEEK 1 June 8, 9, 10
Concerts in Madison and Spring Green

Flute, Stephanie Jutt — Sponsored by Wiley & Virginia Sykes
Piano, Jeffrey Sykes — Sponsored by Ellen White & Eric Sutter
Violin, Yura Lee — Sponsored by Mary & Carl Gulbrandsen
Violin, Leanne League
Viola, Sally Chisholm — Sponsored by Sarah Siskind & Joel Rogers
Cello, Jean-Michel Fonteneau — Sponsored by Sue Cleary-Koch
Percussion, Anthony di Sanza
Piano, Jason Kutz (Dynamite Factory artist) — Sponsored by James Dahlberg & Elsebet Lund
Visual Artist, Jeff Repko — Sponsored by Paula & David Kraemer

Artist Bios…


Teddy Talks

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Violin Sonata No. 27 in G Major, K.379 — Sponsored by Ed Krinsky & Mary Jane Armstrong
Théodore Dubois: Poèmes Virgiliens for flute and piano
Franz Joseph Haydn (arr. Johann Peter Salomon): Symphony No. 82 in C Major, Hob.I:82 (“The Bear”), arranged for flute, string quartet, and piano — Sponsored by Marna King
Théodore Dubois: Terzettino for flute, viola, and piano
Johannes Brahms (arr. Theodor Kirchner): String Sextet No.1 in B flat Major, Op.18, arranged for piano trio

Friday, June 8, 7:30 PM, The Playhouse, Overture Center, Madison
Sunday, June 10, 2:30 PM, Hillside Theater, Taliesin, Spring Green


American Girls

Amy Beach: Romance, op. 23, for violin and piano — Sponsored by Ellen Brothers
Gabriela Lena Frank: Sueños de Chambi: Snapshots for an Andean Album for flute, violin, and piano — Sponsored by Sandra & Luis Fernandez
Franz Joseph Haydn: Piano Trio in C Major, Hob.XV:27 — Sponsored by Vicki & Jerry Stewart
Chen Yi: Qi for flute, cello, piano, and percussion
Rebecca Clarke: Piano Trio

Saturday, June 9, 7:30 PM, The Playhouse, Overture Center, Madison
Sunday, June 10, 6:30 PM, Hillside Theater, Taliesin, Spring Green


WEEK 2 June 15, 16, 17
Concerts in Madison and Spring Green

Flute, Stephanie JuttSponsored by Wiley & Virginia Sykes
Piano, Jeffrey SykesSponsored by Ellen White & Eric Sutter
Bass-baritone, Timothy JonesSponsored by Jane & David Villa
Violin, Axel StraussSponsored by Norma & Elliott Sober
Cello, Calum CookSponsored by Daphne Webb & Stafford Rosenbaum LLP, Attorneys
Double bass, David SchollSponsored by Tom Reps & Fran Wong
Clarinet, Alan KaySponsored by Miriam Simmons
Oboe, Laura Medisky
Bassoon, Adrian Morejon
Trumpet, Matt Onstad
Trombone, Dylan Chmura-Moore
Percussion, Anthony di Sanza
Piano, Satoko Hayami (Dynamite Factory artist) — Sponsored by James Dahlberg & Elsebet Lund
Dancer and choreographer, Blake Washington

Artist Bios…


Play-Do(h)

Alexandre Tansman: Sonatine
Georg Philipp Telemann
: Trio Sonata in C minor for flute, violin, and continuo — Sponsored by Linda & Keith Clifford
Bohuslav Martinů: Suite from La revue de cuisine for violin, cello, clarinet, bassoon, trumpet, piano, and dancer
Gabriel Pierné: Sonata da camera, Op.48, for flute, cello, and piano
Francis Poulenc: Le bal masqué for baritone, violin, cello, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, trumpet, percussion, and piano

Friday, June 15, 7:30 PM, The Playhouse, Madison
Sunday, June 17, 2:30 PM, Hillside Theater, Taliesin, Spring Green


GI Joe

Robert Schumann: Three Romances, Op.94, for bassoon and piano
Kevin Puts: Einstein on Mercer Street for baritone, violin, cello, flute, clarinet, trumpet, percussion, and piano — Sponsored by Barbara Johnson
Igor Stravinsky: L’histoire du soldat for narrator, violin, double bass, clarinet, bassoon, trumpet, trombone, percussion, and dancer — Sponsored by Michael Bridgeman & Jack Holzhueter

Saturday, June 16, 7:30 PM, The Playhouse, Overture Center, Madison
Sunday, June 17, 6:30 PM, Hillside Theater, Taliesin, Spring Green


WEEK 3 June 22, 23, 24
Concerts in Madison, Stoughton, and Spring Green

Flute, Stephanie JuttSponsored by Wiley & Virginia Sykes
Piano, Jeffrey SykesSponsored by Anne & Peter Wadsack
Soprano, Emily BirsanSponsored by Ellen White & Eric Sutter
Violin, Suzanne BeiaSponsored by Thomas Terry
Violin, Leanne League
Viola, Jeremy Kienbaum (Dynamite Factory artist) — Sponsored by M.J. Wiseman
Cello, Trace Johnson (Dynamite Factory artist) — Sponsored by James Dahlberg & Elsebet Lund
Piano, Satoko Hayami (Dynamite Factory artist) — Sponsored by James Dahlberg & Elsebet Lund

Artist Bios…


Rubber Ducky, You’re The One

Camille Saint-Saens: The Swan for cello and piano
Maurice Ravel: Mother Goose for piano four-hands — Sponsored by Charles & Martha Casey
Waterfowl Songs by Menotti, Gibbons, Chabrier, and Fauré for soprano and piano
Sir Eugene Goossens: Four Sketches, Op. 5, for flute, violin, and piano
Sergei Prokofiev: The Ugly Duckling, Op.18, for soprano and piano — Sponsored by Claire Resop & Michael Richman
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No.27 in B-flat Major, K.595 — Sponsored by Larry Bechler, in memory of Patty Struck

Friday, June 22, 7:30 PM, Stoughton Opera House
Sunday, June 24, 2:30 PM, Hillside Theater, Taliesin, Spring Green


Transformers

Paul Wiancko: American Haiku for viola and cello — Sponsored by David Ahmann
Richard Strauss: Four Songs, Op. 27, for soprano and piano — Sponsored by Orange & Dean Schroeder
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Flute Concerto in D minor, H.484.1
Samuel Barber: Hermit Songs for soprano and piano
Robert Schumann: Piano Quintet in E-flat Major, Op. 44 — Sponsored by Carla & Dick Love

Saturday, June 23, 7:30 PM, The Playhouse, Overture Center, Madison
Sunday, June 24, 6:30 PM, 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)