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The Bozeman Symphony Orchestra & Symphonic Choir is proud to support our Community each year by:

+ providing Far Afield, our highly accessible community educational outreach program which provides free live classical performances to the rural hamlets and communities in south-central Montana

+ donating thousands of dollars’ worth of tickets to local nonprofits + providing employment opportunities to nearly one hundred people + presenting a FREE educational concert for 4th grade students + offering a Treats for Tickets program so that elementary school classes can attend a dress rehearsal and visit with musicians and guest artists

+ presenting two FREE educational family concerts each concert season + partnering with the Gallatin Empire Lions Club to provide the FREE Festival of the Fourth Concert and Fireworks show for 7000 south-central +

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+ offering affordable RUSH tickets to increase access to performances + awarding scholarships to promising high school and university musicians + offering Family Passes so that young children can experience live classical music

You rose to the challenge and we made the match! Thank you to everyone who supported our fundraising campaign, the $75K Symphony Summer Challenge. Not only did we receive over $100,000 in generous contributions from you, our wonderful community of symphonic music lovers, the anonymous foundation came through to increase funding received from this challenge. Support from campaigns and fundraising initiatives like the $75K Symphony Summer Challenge go to support the livelihood and success of the Bozeman Symphony. Ticket sales to our performances cover less than 40% of our operating budget, and as such, we rely on contributions to continue presenting high quality musical performances in Bozeman and Surrounding areas.

Your Community and Symphony Musicians Thank You!

Matthew Savery — Music Director and Conductor Fresh on the heels of what has been called his “tour-de-force” Carnegie Hall debut in June of 2015, American conductor Matthew Savery enjoys an everexpanding reputation for his multi-faceted career as an electrifying performer, dedicated orchestra builder and charismatic teacher. Mr. Savery is currently serving as Music Director and Conductor of the Bozeman (MT) Symphony Orchestra and Symphonic Choir as well as the Wyoming Symphony Orchestra. Having collaborated with some of the most exciting artists of our time, such as Jon Nakamatsu, Alexander Markov, The Canadian Brass, Carol Wincenc, Roberto Diaz, Andres Cardenes, Ryan Anthony, Eric Ruske, Judith Ingolfsson, and many more, Matthew Savery’s career has brought him to orchestras throughout the United States, Europe and Canada. He has led performances with the Boise, Dayton, Fort Wayne, Long Island and Naples philharmonics, Indianapolis, East Texas, El Paso, Greater Bridgeport (16 performances), Greater Lansing, Lake St. Clair, New Haven, Quad City, Saginaw Bay, Sioux City, Springfield (MA, MO and OH), South Dakota and Virginia symphony orchestras, Missouri Chamber Orchestra, Cape May Music Festival, Canada’s Victoria Symphony, Italy’s Orchestra Sinfonica di Bari, Turkey’s Presidential Symphony Orchestra, and the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine. While at the University of Michigan, Matthew Savery was the founding Music Director of the University Campus Chamber Orchestra; subsequently, he served as Music Director of the Comic Opera Guild of Ann Arbor. Along with his regular duties with the Bozeman Symphony, where his innovative subscription, family and children’s programming earns consistent praise - and sold-out houses, Matthew Savery has established an active commissioning program, bringing compelling new compositional voices to his orchestra and its audiences, among them: Kenneth Fuchs –Glacier (Concerto for Electric Guitar and Orchestra); Erik Santos –Karnak, the Mines of Desire, Sun Road (Five Symphonic Dances for Orchestra); Elodie Lauten - Symphony 2001; James M. Stephenson, III - Concertino and Fanfare for Orchestra; Lowell Liebermann - Concerto for Clarinet. During his years with the orchestra, Mr. Savery has also presided over a ten-fold rate of financial growth, while regularly attracting over 3% of Bozeman’s metropolitan population to its concerts. Matthew Savery offers Montana’s schools a “Conductor in Residency” program that has accounted for dozens of hours per school year. He is much in demand as guest lecturer and in-school clinician. Mr. Savery is a recipient of the Eugene and Sadie Power Award for the Performing Arts. In October 1998, he and the Bozeman Symphony Orchestra were the subjects of a special feature on “CBS Sunday Morning.” Since his appointment to the Wyoming Symphony Orchestra, Matthew Savery and his notable artistic and organizational skills have refocused the greater-Casper area’s attention on the orchestra with gratifying results, among them a dramatic elevation of the orchestra’s artistic achievement and the quality of its guest artists, a broadening of the scope of the performance repertoire, a 30% increase in attendance and a 35% increase in the budget. With enthusiastic board support, he has introduced children and family programming, the “Music on the Move” outreach program, and his “Conductor in Residency” program for the public schools. Of special pride to the entire organization was Maestro Savery’s development of the “Wyoming Symphony Orchestra Young Artist Competition”— the first of it’s kind in the State of Wyoming — geared towards both high school and college students. A native of Western Massachusetts, just “down the road” from the famed Tanglewood Music Festival, Matthew Savery graduated from the New England Conservatory of Music and received his Master of Music Degree from the University of Michigan, where he was the recipient of a Teaching Assistantship to the prestigious studio of Gustav Meier and to which he returned in 2001 and 2006 as a Visiting Guest Lecturer. In addition to Mr. Meier, his principal teachers have been Pascal Verrot and Frank Battisti. Matthew makes his home in Bozeman, Montana, with his wife Soprano Catherine Viscardi Savery, and their two year old son Adam.

A Letter from the Music Director and Conductor

Dear Friends, I’m so happy to welcome you to a new season with the Bozeman Symphony. This is our first year back in our newly renovated Willson Auditorium, and to celebrate we’ve planned a full year of exciting and fun symphonic experiences for you. We are also bringing some truly magnificent guest artists. I know you won’t want to miss a single moment of this wonderful year. We’re thrilled to welcome back our beloved concertmaster, Carrie Krause, after a two year leave to study at the Juilliard School of Music. Carrie is very special to all of us, and to celebrate her return we feature her in this program performing the beautiful solos in Scheherazade. In my entire career, I have never had as wonderful an artistic relationship, nor have I had more respect for any concertmaster than Carrie. I know you share our glee in her return, and will be as enchanted as we will be with her performance tonight. I had the privilege of working with pianist Chin-Yun Hu last year in Wyoming. She blew the roof off of the place, and I knew immediately that the people of Bozeman needed to be exposed to this magnificent artist. She has a powerful stage prescence and an even more powerful technique as pianist. Her Tchaikovsky is nothing short of stunning. I know she will wow you, and I’m deeply grateful to share a stage with her once again. Next month is Halloween and we’ll be having ourselves A Symphonic Spooktacular. PLEASE get into the spirit and come in costume. It should be great fun for all. For now, welcome once again and enjoy tonight’s performance. We are honored you are here! With every good wish!

Matthew Savery Music Director and Conductor

2015-2016 Bozeman Symphony & Symphonic Choir Society Directors:

Board of Directors:

Stephen Schachman, President Renée Westlake, Vice President Stuart Whitehair, Secretary Pat Ellis, Treasurer Patricia Gates, Orchestra Representative Sharon Beehler Team: Jenny Beard Emily Paris-Martin, Bridget Cavanaugh Director of Marketing and Operations Jacob Wittkopp, Choir Representative Amy Leister Paul Gates Box Office and Patron Manager “i” Joy Kitahara Audrey Peart, Denis Prager, Past President Volunteer and Event Coordinator Cliff Schutter Alan Leech, Program Notes Walter Wunsch Matthew Bowdish, Equipment Manager Kyle Tannehill, Student Representative Kappa Kappa Psi, Equipment Moving D. Clay Hospodor, Bookkeeper Meagan Davis, Marketing Intern Renée Westlake, Interim Director of Operations Community Advisory Council: Matthew Savery, Music Director and Conductor Jon Harney, Symphonic Choir Conductor Sherry Linnerooth, Executive Director

Crew of the Willson Auditorium:

Michael Hillenius, Technical Director Mike Boise Courtney Yovich Graham Owen Peter Fedock Marcus Bendon Jessica Joyce Jess Hays Dan Haywood Drew Fleming

Mike and Eve Art Peter Bogy Robyn Erlenbush Helori Graff John Jr. & Kiku Hanes Ileana Indreland & Mike Delaney Sal and Carol Glenn Lalani Mrs. Robert W. Martin, Jr.

About the Symphony

The Bozeman Symphony Society presents a repertoire of symphonic and choral music performed for the benefit of individuals, students, and musicians residing in south-central Montana. Established in 1968, the Society supports the Bozeman Symphony Orchestra and Symphonic Choir. Under the direction of Music Director and Conductor Matthew Savery, the Bozeman Symphony has experienced tremendous growth over the last twenty years. In addition to a wide variety of orchestral programming, the Bozeman Symphony supports Far Afield, a highly accessible community outreach program, donates thousands of dollars worth of tickets to local nonprofits, awards scholarships to promising young musicians, and provides employment opportunities for nearly 100 people. The Bozeman Symphony and Symphonic Choir have established themselves as significant cultural icons in Montana, whose history is marked by artistic excellence. Its future is dependent upon maintaining a skilled and motivated orchestra whose members bring symphonic music to life. The Bozeman Symphony Wishes to Thank

Season Subscribers: The Bozeman Symphony is grateful for the support of our almost 900 season ticket holders. Season ticket holders provide stability to our concert season and we appreciate their attendance throughout the year. Season ticket holders receive nearly a 40% savings over single ticket prices, priority seating, ticket delivery, replacement of lost tickets and the ability to exchange tickets for a different performance. Bozeman Symphony Contributors: Ticket sales cover less than 40% of our annual operating expenses. The Bozeman Symphony is extremely grateful to our advertisers, patrons who donate to our annual fund, Underwriter’s campaign, Endowment and Up Close & Personal: Sponsor a Player campaign. Symphony Volunteers: We would not be able to present high quality musical performances to our community without our dedicated volunteers. Volunteers assist with ushering at concerts, providing refreshments to our musicians, selling tickets & concessions and assisting in the office. In-Kind Sponsors: The Bozeman Symphony would like to recognize businesses and individuals who provide goods and services to the Symphony. The Symphony would not be able to flourish without their continued generosity. The Bozeman Symphony Society 1001 West Oak, Ste. 110 Bozeman, MT 59715 • 406-585-9774

Support the Symphony

The support of the community, businesses, and individuals is vital to the livelihood and success of the Bozeman Symphony. Ticket sales cover less than 40% of our annual operating budget and we rely upon contributions in order to continue to present high quality musical presentations to Bozeman and surrounding areas. To ensure the continued vitality of the Bozeman Symphony we encourage you to become a Bozeman Symphony Supporter! There are many ways to become involved: RR Annual Fund Support: Any amount is helpful and appreciated to support our annual operating expenses. RR Symphony Underwriters Program: Symphony Underwriters commit to a minimum annual contribution of $1200 ($100/month). In addition to a variety of benefits, our Underwriters are invited to use our Hospitality Room at Concerts and are invited to our annual Underwriter’s Appreciation Party and Season Sneak Preview. RR Sponsor a Musician: Each year our Symphony embarks on a campaign to support all of our dedicated Bozeman Symphony Musicians. Look for the Sponsor A Musician Campaign posters and information in the program and in the lobby. RR Concert and Event Sponsorship: This is the perfect opportunity for businesses and individuals to show support for a specific concert or event. Sponsors receive many benefits such as complimentary tickets and advertising. RR Bozeman Symphony Endowment: Build a legacy of inspiring symphonic music by contributing to the permanent endowment fund. This fund will accumulate through the years to provide permanent operating support for the Bozeman Symphony and Symphonic Choir. Your gift will be preserved forever in this fund, leaving a lasting memory of music. RR Planned Giving: Bozeman Symphony’s Mrs. Robert W. Martin, Jr. Legacy Society: Provide for the future of the Bozeman Symphony and Symphonic Choir and keep music alive for generations to come through a bequest, gift of securities, gift of retirement plan assets or a gift of life insurance. Call the Bozeman Symphony Office to request a brochure which describes the ways in which you can remember the Bozeman Symphony in your planned giving. RR Volunteer: We would never be able to accomplish all that we do without our amazing volunteers who support the symphony with ushering and assisting at concerts, providing refreshments to the musicians, providing event support and assisting the office staff.

The Underwriters We are fortunate to live in the beauty of the valleys and mountains that surround us. We are doubly blessed to have in our small community the magnificent music brought to us by the Bozeman Symphony Orchestra and Choir. This remarkable achievement is due to the unusual number of highly talented musicians living among us, and to their selfless dedication to the orchestra and choir. We all benefit in some way from our orchestra and choir. Those who hear them benefit the most, but all of us benefit from the way they enrich the entire community. We, in turn, owe our orchestra and choir our generous and continuing support. For this reason, our Underwriters have committed to contributing a minimum of $1,200 to the Bozeman Symphony this year (the equivalent of $100 each month, exclusive of tickets or other benefits) and, if circumstances permit, in future years as well. Please join the Bozeman Symphony Society in thanking the Underwriters for their ongoing commitment to the Symphony and its wellbeing, and consider becoming a member of our Underwriters Group to help provide a stable and secure base of funding for our orchestra for years to come. Please contact us at 585-9774 for information about becoming an Underwriter. The Bozeman Symphony Society 2015-2016 Underwriters Mike and Eve Art Les and Susan AuCoin John Baden and Ramona Marotz- Baden Doug and Jeanie Badenoch, The Wine Gallery Bobb Beehler Michael and Sharon Beehler Dr. and Mrs. Richard and Carol Belgrad Tom Bergsland Paul Bertelli Bobby Bjork Thomas and Dale Bray Janel Carino and Richard Wolff Jerry and Jan Cashman Bridget Cavanaugh and Arnie Duncan Jon Chaney Ron and Judy Clark David M. Cook, M.D. Bruce and Christie Copeland Richard and Anna Damon Fred and Paula Deigert Joe and Kendall Dittmar Elise R. Donohue Susan L. Eckert Pat and Susan Ellis Orville and Robyn Erlenbush, ERA Landmark Paul and Patricia Gates

Ric Tieman and Susan Gibb Klein and Karen Gilhousen Jerome R. and Barbara Glickman John Jr. and Kiku Hanes Rusty and Nancy Heymann Dennis and Katherine Hoffmann Cyndi & Michael Huempfner John and Donna Hunt Ileana Indreland and Michael Delaney Don and Sharon Tudor Isler Bruce Jodar and Kimberlie Birdwell Mr. and Mrs. Brian King Kelly and Shirley King “i” and Beau Kitahara Sal and Carol Glenn Lalani Tom and Dee Ann Langel Dr. Mick and Holly Lifson Robert C. Maher and Lynn Peterson-Maher Peter Rieke and Sally Maison Mrs. Robert W. Martin, Jr. Heidi McLoughlin and David Genter Dori McTigue Dr. William and Carol Mealer

David Nathan Meyerson Foundation James and Bernie Mitchell Iris M. L. Model Mike and Marsha Montgomery Marilyn and Don Murdock Keith and Markie Nathan Brad and Pauline Nussbaum Tom and Celia O’Connor J. David and Rose Ann Penwell Ben & Barbara Phinney Denis and Barbara Prager Dorothy Refling Gene and Edie Renner JoAnne and Lloyd Reynolds Tom Ross Dr. Richard and Melanie Sabo Kippy and David Sands Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Savery Thomas J. Scanlin Stephen Schachman Cliff and Laura Schutter Elizabeth and Worth Smith Scot and Judy Smith Bret & PollyAnna Synder, Montana 406 Real Estate

Larry Springer Rabbi Ed Stafman and Beth Lee John and Carolyn Steele Ray and Sandy Strother Mr. and Mrs. Carl Tange Jim and Bea Taylor Marjie Toepffer and Roger Schwer Fred and Ginny Traeger Robert and Karin Utzinger Ann Van Balen and Marvin Morgenstein Wayne and Lou Vinje Charles and Eleanor Von Stade Gwen Wagner Lee Wagner Jim and Valerie Webster Doctors Anne and Dennis Wentz James and Cathy White Stuart Whitehair and Lee Stadtlander John and Vickie Wilkinson Elaine Williamson Walter and Regina Wunsch William Ziegler

Concert Sponsors 2015-2016

The Bozeman Symphony Orchestra and Symphonic Choir Concerts are made possible through the generosity of our business, foundation and individual sponsors, as ticket sales cover only 40% of production costs. Please show your appreciation through your continued patronage and thanks. Let them know that you recognize their generous contributions.

Season Concert Series Symphonic Fireworks

Saturday, September 19th 7:30 p.m. Sunday, September 20th 2:30 p.m. Willson Auditorium Iris M.L. Model, Denis & Barbara Prager, Dori McTigue

Halloween Spooktacular

Saturday, October 31st 7:30 p.m. Sunday, November 1st 2:30 p.m. Willson Auditorium Mike & Eve Art, Northwest Farm Credit Services

Holiday on Broadway

Saturday, December 12th 7:30 p.m. Sunday, December 13th 2:30 p.m. Willson Auditorium First Security Bank, ERA Landmark, Allegra Bozeman

Return to Carnegie

Saturday, February 6th 7:30 p.m. Sunday, February 7th 2:30 p.m. Willson Auditorium Bruce Jodar & Kimberlie Birdwell, Mountain Hot Tub

Shostakovich 5th

Saturday, March 5th 7:30 p.m. Sunday, March 6th 2:30 p.m. Willson Auditorium Big Sky Western Bank, Mrs. Robert W. Martin, Jr.


Saturday, April 9th 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 10th 2:30 p.m. Willson Auditorium Spectec/TIC, Walter & Regina Wunsch, David & Kippy Sands

Sponsorship benefits include website links, program advertising and complimentary tickets. Please call the Bozeman Symphony office at 585-9774 for information about becoming a Sponsor. All events are held at the Willson Auditorium unless otherwise specified.

Concert Sponsors 2015-2016: Special Events

Special Events Piano Series

Friday October 2, 2015 7:30 p.m. Friday January 22, 2016 7:30 p.m. Reynolds Recital Hall, Montana State University Thomas Scanlin, Elise Donohue, Judith King, Denis & Barbara Prager, David & RoseAnn Penwell

Luminosity-Choir Concert Sunday November 15th 3:00 p.m. Holy Rosary Church Michael & Sharon Beehler

Adventures in Lost Worlds-Free Family Concert

Saturday, February 13th 10:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Willson Auditorium Tim & Mary Barnard, Dr. William & Carol Meehler, Montana Cultural Trust, Public Value Partnership, Montana Arts Council

An Evening with Mark S. Doss-Gala Recital Wednesday, April 6th 7:30 p.m. Ellen Theater Bruce Jodar & Kimberlie Birdwell

Symphony at the Shane

Thursday, August 27, 2015 Thursday, November 19, 2015 Thursday, May 19, 2016 Shane Lalani Center for the Performing Arts, Livingston Printing for Less, Sal & Carol Lalani, Wild West Shirt Company, PayneWest Insurance, Jennifer Buchanan

A Symphony of Wine-Fundraiser June 2016 Story Mansion Dr. Brian Chisdak

Festival of the Fourth-Free Concert & Free Fireworks Monday, July 4, 2016 Gallatin County Fairgrounds Gianforte Family Foundation, Yellowstone Club Community Foundation, Presented with Gallatin Empire Lions Club

Sponsorship benefits include website links, program advertising and complimentary tickets. Please call the Bozeman Symphony office at 585-9774 for information about becoming a Sponsor. All events at the Willson Auditorium unless otherwise specified.

Sponsor a Musician:

Support a musician or section by becoming a musician sponsor. Call the Symphony at 585-9774 to help today! Symphonic Choir Bobb Beehler

Violin I Victoria Ryan & Paul Martin Emily Paris-Martin Viola Cyndi & Michael Huempfner Anna Jesaitis Doris Ward David & Deborah Peters Bina Peters Jack & Barbara Kligerman Caitlin Pafford Cello Jim & Pam Van Lopik Lisa Woidtke Victoria Ryan & Paul Martin Charlie Martin

String Bass Dou & Henrietta Gale April Cooper Chuck & Salee Broughton Scott Stebbins

French Horn Jack & Barbara Kligerman Jamie DesEnfants

Supporter’s Name Designation towards an individual musician.

The Bozeman Symphony Endowment Fund

$20,000 and Up Ardi DeVries Robyn & Orville Erlenbush, ERA Landmark Michael & Cynthia Huempfner

Alan & Jean Kahn Mr. & Mrs. Jim & Bea Taylor Seilkirk Charitable Remainder Unitrust

$10,000 to $19,999 D. A. Davidson & Co. Susan Eckert, Adventurewomen, Inc .

Fred & Ginny Traeger Robert & Karin Utzinger

$5,000 to $9,999 Denis & Barbara Prager The John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Thomas & Shannon Nygard

in Loving Memory of Asger & Ebba Mikkelsen

Marcia & Chuck Raches Molly Richardson The Estate of Merriam Packard Sargent Pete Sobrepena, Star West Satellite Lou & Wayne Vinje

$1,000 to $4,999 Mike & Eve Art Michael & Sharon Beehler Merton Bell Jerry & Jan Cashman, Cashman Nursery Jon Chaney Catherine E. Costakis Mark Peterson & Irene Dahl, Dahl Funeral Home Joe Dittmar Mr & Mrs. C.A. Dogterom Robert & Michele Dubose Elaine Haaland Dennis & Katherine Hoffman Mrs. Robert W. Martin, Jr. Dr. William & Carol Mealer

Jim & Bernie Mitchell Iris M.L. Model Anthea George & Bill Muhlenfeld Jack & Donna Ostrovsky Dorothy Refling Linda M. Reynolds Jim & Kay Rivenes Rocky Mountain Rug Gallery Dave & Kippy Sands Vicki & Al Scharen Dr. & Mrs. Dwight B. Short Target Corporation Tarlow, Stonecipher & Steele, PLLC Brian & Deborah Van Dyke King Elaine Williamson

The Bozeman Symphony Endowment Fund continued

Up to $999 Mr & Mrs. J.H. Abney Connie Adams Jack & Pat Anderson Susan Andrikopoulos Beverly Bacon Jerry & Noreen Bancroft Audre Rae Beckenhauer Jean Bishop Dr. Ben & Paula Blend Julie Blockey Ray & Kay Campeau Janel Carino & Richard Wolff Andrew & Susan Dana Sally & Ty Dann Russ & Ruth Dunn Rodolf & Carol Dietrich Kendall Dittmar Donald & Elizabeth Dynek Patrick & Susan Ellis Dan & Mary Beth Ewen Tom & Sharon Eversman John W. Fisher Helen Frazier Mark & Monica Guenther Mary Karen Grande A.J. & Betty Hancock John Jr. & Kiku Hanes Wayne & Darlene Hansen Virginia W. Hanson HDR Architecture, Inc. Paul F. Heymann Ron & Patty Hinds Wayne & Marilyn Hill John & Jane Hodges Barry & Jane Strandl- Jacobsen Margo Janke Pat Jennings Cynthia Johnson Jerrold & Margaret Johnson Grace Jones & Dana Scott John & Charlotte Jutila Murray & Natalie Katz Marilyn Kirchoff Sal & Carol Glenn Lalani

John & Kathleen Langenheim, The Langmont Group Sherry & Scott Linnerooth Richard & Virginia Linting Leroy & Agnes Luft Richard & Valerie Monroe Dr. Robert P. Myers Marjorie A. Negus Jerome & Arlyss Nelson Art & Mary Ann Nielsen Rudy & Wilma Niermeier Mr. & Mrs. George F. Phillips, Jr. Robert R. & Sydney M. Reed Ann W. Restvedt Ted & Elaine Rist Gerald & Marilyn Robertson Arnold Robinson Eliodoro & Martina Rodoni Richard & Carol Roehm Hugo & Shirley Schmidt Dr. Richard & Phyllis Schultz Dave & Julee Shepard Alice Siebecker Glenn & Jere Skaalure Connie Staudohar John P. Stocksdale June Stone Tom Stonecipher John & Gail Stucky Randy & Sally Sullivan Gerald & Arlene Trebesch Scott Carpenter & Barbara Turner Joan Underwood Jeff & Jackie Vick Fred & Julie Videon Jerry & Kathryn Vrbas Richard M. Wallace Ken & Judy Weaver Jim & Valerie Webster Gail & Paul Weingart Dr. & Mrs. George Wharton Frank & Phyllis Wolcott Robin & Richard Wolcott Dorothy Wolters Gregory Young & Elizabeth Croy

The Bozeman Symphony Orchestra Musicians

Violin I


Carrie Krause, Concertmaster Mary Kothman ♫ Cami Kohler Pauline Kamath James Olson Shannon Smith Sharon Eversman Kira Engle

Chandra Lind, Principal Julia Cory Slovarp, Assistant Principal ♫ Morgan Araujo Bärbel Pafford Susie Frawley Lisa Woidtke Cayley Hunt Kassidy Rispens

Violin II Ian Nicklin, Principal Amy Leister, Assistant Principal Kayla Mallory Jill Roberts Rebekah Mohr Kate Backstrum Jessica Kelly Spencer Doerksen

Bass Jon Ford, Principal ♫ April Cooper Max Johnson Scott Stebbins Samantha Vetter

Flute Viola Anna Jesaitis, Principal Bina Peters, Assistant Principal Tamara Farr Madeleine Price Andrew Snider Caitlin Pafford Patricia Gates Cindy Stone Chase Jordan

Sue Makeever, Principal ♫ Kerri Brown

Piccolo Julia Amadee



Sandra Stimson, Principal Beth Antonopulos ♫

Jeannie Little, Principal Virginia Bratton Andrew Scruggs

Clarinet Mary Ann Jacobson, Principal Gregory Young

Tuba Don Kronenberger

Bassoon Alan Leech, Principal Susan Wadsworth ♫

French Horn Sherry Linnerooth, Principal ♫ Amber Greymorning Greg Notess Ben Refling

Tympani Jeff Vick, Principal ♫

Percussion Mark Brown Micah Jastram Andrew Miller Kristofer Olsen Stephen Versaevel♫

Trumpet Jerry Makeever, Principal Dan Wood

Harp Angela Espinosa

♫ MSU School of Music faculty

Proud to support the Bozeman Symphony and Bozeman Symphonic Choir Denis & Barbara Prager, and Dori McTigue

Special Guest Ching-Yun Hu, piano and featuring Carrie Krause, violin

Scheherzade, op. 35

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844-1908)

I. The Sea and Sindbad’s Ship II. The Tale of Prince Kalendar III. The Young Prince and the Princess IV. The Festival at Bagdad; The Sea; The Ship Goes to Pieces on a Rock Intermission

Concerto, Piano, No. 1, op. 23, B-flat minor

Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)

I. Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso II. Andantino simplice III. Allegro con fuoco

Saturday, September 19, 2015, 7:30 p.m. Concert Sponsored by Iris M.L. Model/Indian Uprising Gallery Sunday, September 20, 2015, 2:30pm Concert Sponsored by Denis & Barbara Prager and Dori McTigue Please join Maestro Matthew Savery, Ching-Yun Hu, Carrie Krause and the Bozeman Symphony Musicians following the concerts: Saturday at 14 North, 14 N. Church Avenue Sunday at Holiday Inn, 5 E. Baxter Lane Unauthorized use of cameras or recording devices during performances is strictly forbidden

Special Guest: Ching-Yun Hu, piano

The distinguished Taiwanese pianist Ching-Yun Hu is recognized and acclaimed world-wide for her dazzling technique, deeply probing musicality and directly communicative performance style. Ching-Yun Hu was named a winner of the 2009 Concert Artists Guild International Competition. In 2008, she captured the top prize and the Audience Favorite Prize at the 12th Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition in Tel Aviv, resulting in a seven-city tour across Israel and a special invitation from the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra to perform Beethoven’s Piano Concerto #4 on only a week’s notice. Subsequently, her career has flourished with a host of engagements on five continents. Highlights of Ching-Yun Hu’s current season includes debuts with the Bozeman and Topeka symphony orchestras, as well as Hungary’s Budafoki Dohnányi Zenekar. Ching-Yun Hu made her debut with The Philadelphia Orchestra in 1999. She has also been a guest soloist with the Aspen Concert Orchestra, New York Concerti Sinfonietta, Philadelphia’s Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra and the symphony orchestras of Delaware, DuPage (IL), Midland (MI), Mississippi Northwest Arkansas and Wyoming. While abroad she has appeared with the Israel Chamber Orchestra, England’s Maidstone Symphony Orchestra, Portugal’s Orquestra do Algarve, Brazil’s Orquestra Filarmônica do Espírito Santo, Orquestra do Curitiba, Orquestra Petrobras Sinfônica and Orquestra Experimental de Repertorio, South Africa’s Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, China’s Wuhan Philharmonic Orchestra and Taiwan’s Taipei Chinese Orchestra and Evergreen Symphony Orchestra. She has also toured with the National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra. Recent recitals have included programs at New York City’s Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts’ Alice Tully Hall, Washington, DC’s John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Aspen Music Festival, London’s Wigmore Hall and Southbank Centre, Paris’ Salle Cortot, Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw, Munich’s Herkulesaal, Budapest’s Franz Liszt Academy of Music, Poland’s Chopin International

Festival and Rubinstein Philharmonic Hall (Lodz), Tel Aviv’s Opera House, Taipei’s National Concert Hall and Japan’s Osaka Hall. Ms. Hu is also a frequent guest artist at distinguished music festivals throughout the world. Ching-Yun Hu’s debut recording, an all-Chopin CD released in 2011 on the Taiwanese label ArchiMusic, won Taiwan’s 2012 Golden Melody Award for Best Classical Album of the Year. The fall of 2013 saw the release of her second CD - music of Granados, Mozart and Ravel - on the CAG Records and Sony Music Taiwan labels. The next release from ArchiMusic is planned for 2013, featuring Beethoven’s Triple Concerto with Adrian Brendel, Grezgorw Kotwo and the Evergreen Symphony Orchestra. A native of Taipei, Ching-Yun Hu made her concerto debut at the age of 13 with the Poland Capella Cracoriensis Chamber Orchestra on tour in Asia. One year later, she moved to the United States to continue her musical studies at The Juilliard School in New York City, working principally with Sergei Babayan and Karl-Heinz Kammerling. She also studied chamber music with Joseph Kalichstein and Seymour Lipkin, and received additional guidance from Richard Goode and Murray Perahia. In 2008, Ching-Yun Hu was awarded an honorary prize from Taiwan’s Minister of Culture, recognizing her artistic achievements to date. In addition to performing, Ms. Hu is a keen advocate for the promotion of classical music. She founded the bi-annual Yun-Hsiang International Music Festival ( ) and the Philadelphia Young Pianists Academy at the Curtis Institute of Music, inviting to both some of the most soughtafter artists from around the globe to perform at prestigious concert halls in Taipei and Philadelphia and to work with aspiring young musicians on their way to professional careers. Ching-Yun Hu serves on the Adjunct Faculty of the Esther Boyer College of Music and Dance at Philadelphia’s Temple University, where she is also Artist-in-Residence.

Featuring Carrie Krause, violin

As described by the Seattle PostIntelligencer, violinist Carrie Krause’s, “elegant, sparkling performance brought audience cheers.” Raised in Fairbanks, Alaska, Carrie Krause performs as a baroque violinist with groups across the nation and on numerous international series. She appeared as guest soloist and director of Seattle Baroque in Vivaldi’s “Four Seasons.” She performs as concertmaster of New Trinity Baroque, as guest concertmaster of Pacific Baroque and the San Francisco Bach Choir, as associate concertmaster of Apollo’s Fire, and with such groups as American Classical Orchestra, Concert Royale, Chatham Baroque, Portland Baroque, the Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado, and Spire in Kansas City. Festival engagements include the Spoleto Festival, Belgrade Early Music Festival in Serbia, Sastamalla Gregoriana in Finland, Utrecht Early Music Festival, and the upcoming BBC Proms with Apollo’s Fire. She founded the I-90 Collective, a baroque ensemble, which performs a house concert series across Montana. Carrie serves as concertmaster of the Bozeman Symphony, and just completed her studies in the Juilliard School’s historical performance program.


SCHEHERAZADE, op.35 (1888) by Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov

‘Scheherazade’ is a wonderful four-movement symphonic suite, based on a magical set of fantastic tales that caught the fancy of composer Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov. The collection of tales have been published in many versions and in many places as ‘The Thousand and One Nights’ or ‘The Arabian Nights’. The most well-known tales included in the collection are ‘Aladdin’s Lamp’, ‘Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves’, and ‘The 7 Voyages of Sinbad the Sailor.’ In the past century and a half, additional tales from a variety of Mid-East sources were included by European translators in newer editions. Some of the originals in Arabic contained only 100 or so tales, while other, more recent compilations have contained 1001 or even more. Many 19th Century readers across Europe and Russia were familiar with these books, and the tales are still widely read. As the framing story is told in all versions, the Sultan Shahryar had become mistrustful of women and their fidelity, so he had each of his wives killed after their wedding night. The Sultan’s Vizier was the person who was ordered to kill three wives and, when his own daughter seemed destined to follow as the next wife, tried to dissuade her from marrying the Sultan. The very clever girl Scheherazade married Shahryar in spite of her father, and yet managed to preserve her life by telling the Sultan stories each night from songs, folk tales, or history, arranging to end each evening’s story-telling with a “cliff-hanger.” The Sultan kept putting off her death for 1001 nights, until he finally forswore his resolution. That basic story is set in Persia (known today as Iran), sometime during the 3rd Persian Empire lasting from the year 224 to 651, which at that time reached all the way to India. The name Scheherazade means “of noble birth” and her husband, Sultan Shahryar’s name basically means “king,” so we don’t really know if they were fictional people, or perhaps even composites of several individuals. Rimsky-Korsakov did not intend for his piece to be accurately programmatic, although he did unify it with a couple of melodies. The most recognizable is the Scheherazade melody of triplets, as played first by the solo violin, and is repeated several times throughout the four movements. The other recurring melody represents the Sultan and is heard in the opening forceful unison statement by the orchestra. Many of the other melodies in the piece are spin-offs of those two main melodies, and even though program writers have tried to assign each melody to a character, this was not Rimsky-Korsakov’s intent. He wrote in his autobiography, “The program in composing this work consists of separate, unconnected episodes and pictures from The Arabian Nights, scattered throughout the movements of my suite.”


He simply tried to create fantastic music to evoke Mid-East flavor, and although he originally gave simple working titles to each movement, he then decided to remove them from future performances. He wanted to give free reign to the images forming in the listeners’ minds, obviously wanting them to enjoy the sounds more as a travel vehicle, than either as a ‘symphony’ or an actual story. His delightful, multi-colored orchestrations with brilliant use of various parts of the orchestra (including several solo instruments besides the violin), and the vibrancy of the imagined tales, are sufficient to transport the audience. In fact, he decided to not present any titles of movements on printed programs after the first performance. So, the titles of the four movements as they are now given, do refer to the tales, characters, or places, but they should not actually prompt us to imagine a story line. Yes, this is very programmatic music, and one thing is certain: in the first movement as Rimsky-Korsakov is depicting the rolling seas, we can really sense the magnificence and drama of the waves. He dearly loved the sea and was, in fact, an officer in the Russian Navy. PIANO CONCERTO NO.1 IN Bb minor, op.23 (1874-5) by Piotr Ilych Tchaikovsky

The Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto in Bb minor, the first of three concertos for the piano, is world-famous and displays much of that colorful and explosive orchestration of Russian Composers in the latter 19th Century. Tchaikovsky had hoped that the premiere performance of this concerto would be by the Russian pianist Nicholas Rubenstein, who was Director of the Moscow Conservatory where Tchaikovsky was a member of the faculty. However, after Tchaikovsky played through the piece for Rubenstein, the Director attacked the work, proclaiming it “worthless and unplayable,” and insisting that Tchaikovsky rewrite large parts of the work. Of course, that request was refused. That disagreement brought Tchaikovsky to the German pianist Hans von Bülow. Bülow agreed to play the piece, and was making an American tour at the time, so the actual premier of the work was in Boston in 1875. It was a tremendous success in the U.S. and has become one of Tchaikovsky’s most well-known works. It does present Russian style and flavor, with great drama and contrast. Tchaikovsky was one of the finest melodicists of the 19th Century, but he did include some folk melodies in the material for this work. The Nineteenth-Century Concerto is always a vehicle for a virtuoso soloist with an orchestra in atttendance. In the hands of Brahms, the Piano Concerto found a grand form that was almost a Symphony with the piano becoming, in essence, almost another section of the orchestra.


Tchaikovsky, unlike Brahms, seems to look at a Concerto as more akin to a Duel than a Duet between the soloist and the orchestra. In the beginning of this Concerto, the orchestra presents a challenge to the piano, with a crashing set of chords, which are then answered by the pianist. Those crashing chords, now in the piano, become the accompaniment for a beautiful, unforgettable melody in the strings – an introduction melody that is never repeated throughout the rest of the Concerto! The first movement duel proceeds with a faster theme, a rather choppy tune reportedly derived from a Ukrainian folk song that Tchaikovsky heard sung by a blind beggar at a fair. Later, a more graceful melody appears, all presented to show off the pianist’s great prowess, bravura, and mastery. The beautiful second movement of the Concerto seems to find the ‘duel’ tamed to simplicity, innocence, and cooperation between the soloist and accompaniment. The tender opening theme repeats with different settings and accompaniments. In the middle of this movement, Tchaikovsky treats us to a sort of scherzo section, which reportedly is based on a French street song. The final movement is once again more of a contest with the orchestra, starting with a very lively dance, again of possible Ukrainian origin. The most important of the other themes is an expansive melody, which is related in mood to that wonderful introduction melody of the 1st movement. Tchaikovsky always proclaimed this work to be his favorite of all his piano compositions. His written-out cadenzas show delightful, rather improvisatory development, and this virtuosic work has remained one of the all-time favorites of audiences everywhere.

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Elise Donohue: A Remembrance

On May 21, 2015 the Bozeman Symphony, as well as all of us who love this community and value its artistic and cultural vibrancy, lost a true friend and champion. Elise Donohue: friend, neighbor, and generous underwriter of many of the things we value in our community, passed away that day, leaving us all in shock and mourning. Elise Rosenberry Donohue, a Minnesota native and great granddaughter of Frederick Weyerhaeuser, the timber baron, spent 39 years cattle ranching and raising horses on her ranch west of Clyde Park. In many ways, she was worldly and sophisticated but at core, she was modest and down-to-earth, out pitching hay and feeding her horses on cold, windy Montana mornings, and joining friends for regular lunches at the Clyde Park Tavern. Although she received most of her medical care in Bozeman or out of state, she recently made a very generous gift to Livingston HealthCare toward the building of its new hospital and clinic. The reason? Because she wanted to make sure that her rancher friends and neighbors would have ready access to high quality health care. In addition to supporting the Bozeman Symphony, Elise almost singlehandedly rescued the Ellen Theatre from the wrecking ball. She was a major underwriter of Montana Shakespeare in the Parks and Shakespeare in the Schools, and a significant supporter of the Museum of the Rockies, the Intermountain Opera, and the Kaleidoscope Youth Theater among many other organizations that serve our community. Elise was also a major donor to Montana State University, including a lead gift toward the University’s American Indian Center. Her friends and neighbors, without exception, loved Elise and will miss her. But those of us who knew of her many quiet and generous contributions to the arts are deeply saddened. We have lost one of our greatest patrons. We will miss Elise more than we can say; she was a great soul. Denis J. Prager Member, Board of Directors

Barbara M. Prager

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Saturday, October 31st, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, November 1st, 2:30 p.m. Willson Auditorium

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