2020-21 Season

Portrait of a Boy, called The Young Son of Admiral van Nes (The Admiral’s Son), François Verwilt, 1669

Youthful Splendor

Outstanding high school students showcased in Baroque concert, accompanied by an orchestra of top professionals


02/10/21 Virtual Broadcast from First Presbyterian Church, Bozeman, on Bozeman Arts—Live.


Soloists: Felix Guggenheim & Beth Madsen, violin | Annika Gao & Emma Li, violin | Elijah Leafty, violin | Macy Thompson, cello | Ansel Fiddaman, cello
Orchestra: Carrie Krause & Pico Alt, violin | Angella Ahn, viola | Julia Slovarp, cello | Julie Gosswiller, harpsichord


Concerto for Two Violins in D minor, BWV 1043 III. Allegro J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
Concerto for Two Violins in A minor double, RV 522 Antonio Vivaldi (1741-1678)
Concerto for Violin in E major, BWV 1042 I. Allegro Bach
Concerto for Two Cellos in G minor, RV 531 I. Allegro Vivaldi
Concerto for Cello in A major, I. Andante Grazioso II. Allegro Leonardo Leo (1694-1744)


Mussen op besneeuwde bessenstruik, Ohara Koson, 1900-1945

Heigh Ho Holiday

A concert of seasonal gems from centuries past, from seventeenth-century Celtic to Venetian splendor.


12/12/20 Virtual Broadcast from First Presbyterian Church, Bozeman, on Bozeman Arts—Live.


Carrie Krause, Natalie Padilla, Cade Fiddaman, violin | Amy Letson, viola | Sandy Stimson, oboe | Sarah Stoneback, trumpet | Julia Slovarp, cello | Ilse-Mari Lee, organ


Prelude from Te Deum, H. 146 Marc-Antoine Charpentier (1643-1703)
II. Adagio Passacaglia in D minor BuxWV 161 Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)
Concerto for Oboe in D minor, Op 9, No 2 Tomaso Albinoni (1671-1751)
Concerto Grosso in G minor, Op 6, No 8 “Christmas” Archangelo Corelli (1653-1713)
Drive the Cold Winter Away English Trad.
Heigh Ho Holiday Anthony Holborne (1545-1602)
Canzon IV a 6 from Canzone et Sonate Giovanni Gabrieli (1557-1612)


Jumping Lamb, photo by Gerard Kingma (kingma.nu)

Into the Light: A Musical Celebration of Spring

Journey to the Baroque and beyond as we turn a corner into lighter times with strings, keyboard, horn, and beguiling mezzo-soprano Tascha Anderson.


3/20/2021 Virtual Broadcast from First Presbyterian Church, Bozeman, by Bozeman Arts—Live.


Tascha Anderson, mezzo-soprano | Mike Nelson, horn | Carrie Krause, Natalie Padilla, Cade Fiddaman, violin | Amy Letson, viola | Julia Slovarp, cello | Julie Gosswiller, piano & harpsichord


“Spring” String Quartet, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
“La Primavera” from the Four Seasons Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
Horn Concerto Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
Spring Song Frank Bridge (1879-1941)
Mercy Max Richter (1966- )
Arias from “La Gloria di Primavera” Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757)
Art songs Aaron Copland (1900-1990), Amy Beach (1867-1944), Vaughn Williams (1872-1958)


Logo by Matt Cameron, Bozeman

Bach Roads of Montana

A multi-day regional celebration of J.S. Bach, featuring Carrie Krause performing the Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin.


May 15 Bach on Main Street. Pop-up performances by musicians of all ages, abilities, and instruments playing outdoors at various locations in downtown Bozeman. Neighborhood parade of Suzuki violin students playing Bach from Cooper Park to Canterbury Park.

May 16 Bach at Trails.  Local musicians entertained hikers at Langhor, Peets Hill, the “M,” Sourdough, Kirk Hill, and South Cottonwood trailheads.

May 22 and June 6 Biking for Bach. Community bike tour linked Churchill, Manhattan, and Three Forks (May 22) and Gallatin Gateway, Bozeman, and Belgrade (June 6). Carrie performed at each stop.

May 27-30 Historic Churches Tour. Carrie performed selections from Bach’s solo works for violin in centuries-old rural churches. May 27 Basin, May 28 Canton (Townsend) & Lennep, May 29 Laurin, Virginia City & Jeffers, May 30 Emigrant & Manhattan.

June 13 Exploring the Bach-side of the Sonatas and Partitas. Outdoor lecture-performance at the Beehler home in Bozeman.

June 17 and 19. Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin.  All six performed by Carrie. Part I was at Old Main Gallery & Framing on June 17.  Part II was at Resurrection Catholic on June 19.  Both in Bozeman.


Bozeman community members (Bach on Main, Suzuki parade, Bach at Trails)

Carrie Krause, baroque violin (debut of Mayr 1740)


Sonatas & Partitas for Solo Violin Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Exploring the Bach-side:  Grave from Sonata No 2 in A minor, Andante from Sonata No 2 in A minor, Gigue from Partita No 3 in E major, Sarabande from Partita No 2 in D minor, Fuga from Sonata No 3 in C major, Allegro assai from Sonata No 3 in C major.

Sonatas & Partitas Part I: Sonata No 1 in G minor, Partita No 1 in B minor, Sonata No 3 in C major.

Sonatas & Partitas Part II: Sonata No 2 in A minor, Partita No 3 in E major, Partita No 2 in D minor.

Reginald Mobely

The Countertenor

Countertenor Reginald Mobley is joined by musicians from Boston, NYC, and Seattle for music of Handel, Bach, Purcell, and Dowland. This program was recorded for the Emmy award winning PBS show 11th and Grant.


7/13 – Bozeman | 7/14 – Helena | 7/15 – Shepherd | 7/16 – Columbus | 7/17 – Big Sky


Reggie Mobley, countertenor | Carrie Krause, baroque violin | John Lenti, theorbo and guitar | Eliot Figg, harpsichord


Quoniam from Lutheran Mass in F Major, BWV 233 Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Sonata for Keyboard and Violin in C minor, BWV 1017 Bach
Music for a While Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
O Solitude Purcell
Lascia ch’io pianga, from Rinaldo G. F. Handel (1685-1759)
Sweetest Bsrd Ignatius Sancho (1729-1780)
Ayres for the Violin, Book IV Nicola Matteis (1659-1714)
Mi palpita il cor, HWV 132c Handel


Beggar Boy with a Piece of Pie, by Giacomo Ceruti (1698-1767)

Will You be my Valentini? or The Little Ragamuffin

A light-hearted program, with special guest Baroque dance specialist and violinist Juli Andrijeski, explores violinist, Guiseppe Valentini.


8/16 and 8/19 – Bozeman | 8/17 – White Sulphur Springs | 8/24 – Big Sky


Julie Andrijeski and Carrie Krause, baroque violins | Nate Helgeson, baroque bassoon | Annabeth Shirley, baroque violoncello | John Lenti, theorbo


Bizzarria III & VI Giuseppe Valentini (1681-1753)
Romanesca: O dio quel dolce; Aria for Two violins; Canzona: Vulnerasti Cor Meum Giovanni “l’altro” Valentini (1582-1649)
Fantasia XII “La Sampogna” Guiseppe Valentini