2023-24 Season

Sonata Tramontana: À la Française!

Celebrating the release of the album, Sonata Tramontana, with a new set of repertoire from seventeenth-century France.

Locations

11/1 The Bokonon, with reception at Linda Foy Gallery Twin Bridges | 11/2 Home of Jim & Julie Rollins Billings | 11/3 Discovery Center, American Prairie Lewistown | 11/4 Old Main Gallery Bozeman | 11/5 Main Stope Gallery Butte  | 11/6 Home of Sam Sanchez & Tim Coulter Helena | 11/7 Home of Cyndy & Ray Atin Missoula | 11/8 St. John’s Episcopal Cathedral Spokane | 11/10 Whitman School of Music Walla Walla | 11/11 Faith Lutheran Church Seattle | 11/12 Hessler Barn Whidbey Island

Outreach: 11/1 The Springs Retirement Community Bozeman | 11/2 Bozeman High School Orchestra Bozeman | 11/4 Guitar & Violin Masterclass, Day Bank Building Lewistown | 11/7 Avon Country School | 11/8 Spokane Public Radio | 11/8 Eastern Washington University School of Music Convocations & Orchestral Coaching

Performers

John Lenti, theorbo, and Carrie Krause, baroque violin

Program

Sonatille VI, Op 19 Michele Corrette (1707-1795)
‘Concerts Royaux’ No 1 & 2 François Couperin (1668-1733)
Partita No 3 in E major for Solo Violin J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
Chaconne for Solo Theorbo Robert de Visée (1650-1725)
Sonata No 1 in D major E. Jacquet de la Guerre (1665-1729)
Suite No 1 in G (1705) Jean-Féry Rebel (1666-1747)
A painting of a sunset over a body of water.

The Waking Sun

A collaborative holiday program with Roots in the Sky that draws relationships between 21st century music and that of the German Baroque.

Locations

12/15 Hope Lutheran Church Bozeman | 12/16 Big Sky Chapel Big Sky | 12/17 Holy Rosary Bozeman

Performers

Carrie Krause & Loy Marks, violin; Lindsey Strand-Polyak, viola; Julia Slovarp, cello; Josel Schnackel, bass; Julie Gosswiller, organ; Brandon Acker, theorbo.  Singers from Roots in the Sky.

Program

O sűßer Jesu Christ, SWV 405 Heinrich Schütz (1585-1672)
Das newgebohrne Kindelein, BuxWV 13 Dieterich Buxtehude (1637-1707)
Nun komm der Heiden Heiland, BWV 61 J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
Selection from Terpsichore & Carols Michael Praetorius (1571-1621)
The Waking Sun Kile Smith (b. 1956)

 

Costume for Medea in the opera Jason and Medea, engraved by Rene Gaillard (c. 1780)

Handel’s Heroines

Music from Handel’s much loved operas, oratorios and other works

Locations

1/31 UM School of Music Missoula | 2/1 Holter Museum of Art Helena | 2/3 Peace of Christ Church Bozeman | 2/4 Community Congregational Church Columbus | 2/5 Calvary Episcopal Church Red Lodge

Performers

Sylvia Leith mezzo-soprano | Davina Clarke & Carrie Krause baroque violin | Beth Vanderborgh baroque cello | Ian Pritchard harpsichord

Program

 

Overture from Theodora, HWV 68 G.F. Handel (1685-1759)
“Dopo Notte” from Ariodante, HWV 33  
“Where Shall I Fly?” from Hercules, HWV 60  
Handel Trio Sonata in G Major, Op 5 No 4, HWV 399, Allegro, A tempo ordinario-Allegro non presto, Passacaille, Gigue: Presto  
“Defend Her Heav’n!” from Theodora  
“As with Rosy Steps the Morn” from Theodora  

Handel Trio Sonata in D Major, Op 5 No 2, HWV 397, Musette: Anante-Allegro

 
Sinfonia, Act III from Alcina, HWV 34  
“Iris, Hence Away” from Semele, HWV 58  

 

A drawing of a rainbow over the ocean.

Excerpt from Regenbogen op zee en op land, Jan Brandes, 1778-1784

Somewhere Over the Rainbow

Romantic and contemporary pieces celebrating LGBTQ composers.

Locations

2/29 Home of Clyde Aspevig & Carol Guzman Bozeman | 3/1 Big Timber Lutheran Church Big Timber | 3/2 MSU Recital Hall Bozeman | 3/3 First Presbyterian Church Dillon | 3/4 MCM Noon Notes, Public Library Bozeman | 3/4 Home of Erin Vang, Helena

Performers

Carrie Krause violin | Julie Gosswiller piano

Program

Sonatina in D Major, D. 385 (1816) Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
Sonata for Violin, FP 119 (1943) Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
Souvenir d’un lieu cher, Op 42 (1878) Piotr Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)
Canzone for Violin & Piano (1961) Samuel Barber (1910-1981)
Caprice No 24, Op 40 (1918) Paganini/arr. by Karol Szymanowski (1882-1937)