20th Anniversary Season

Stratus Chamber Orchestra 







Concert #1:

The Land of Nod

September 29 & 30


Featuring Pianist Tanya Gabrielian

  • daFalla: Nights in the Gardens of Spain
  • Mozart: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
  • Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Incidental Music (selections)
  • Balmages: Dreams





Concert #2:

Daydreams & Nightmares

November 17 & 18


Featuring Arlette Aslanian-Townsend, Tamara Maddaford and Johanna Burian



  • Gounod: Funeral March of a Marionette
  • Saint-Saëns: Danse Macabre
  • Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
  • Dvorak: The Noon Witch
  • Glazunov: Reverie
  • Honegger: Pastorale d’ete



Concert #3:

 Dreams & Aspirations

February 2 & 3


Lighthouse Writers Workshop

Picture Me Here

and some of Denver’s most creative storytellers


Beethoven: Symphony # 3 “Eroica” 1st Movement
Ives: The Gong on the Hook and Ladder
Copland: Letter from Home
Plus three additional selections









Concert #4:



Season Finale

 April 27 & 28


Jessamie Kaitler, composer

World Premiere





Featuring a World Premiere

about the power of music


  • Bach: Sleepers Awake!
  • Haydn: Morning Symphony (#6)
  • Bax: 3 Pieces for Small Orchestra
  • Jessamie Kaitler: World Premiere