This Season’s Guest Artists
Michael F. Tietz
Music Director and Conductor
Michael F. Tietz is the Music Director and Principal Conductor of The Broadway Bach Ensemble, a 50-piece orchestra on New York’s upper west side, which he founded in 1985. His conducting repertoire spans baroque, classical, romantic and 20th-century works.
While pursuing his doctorate at The Juilliard School, Kevin Quill looks forward to engaging in rigorous academic study while furthering himself in the realms of solo, chamber, and orchestral playing.
Pianist Daniel Epstein made his debut with the Philadelphia Orchestra under the baton of Eugene Ormandy. He has performed with many of America’s major orchestras, and has performed recitals in Carnegie Hall and in other major venues throughout the world.
2017 – 2018 Repertoire
The Symphony No. 5 in D major/D minor, Op. 107, known as the Reformation, was composed by Felix Mendelssohn in 1830 in honor of the 300th anniversary of the Presentation of the Augsburg Confession. The Confession is a key document of Lutheranism and its Presentation...read more
Alexander Arutiunian’s Trumpet Concerto in A-flat major (1950) is the Armenian composer's sixth major composition, a "virtuoso showpiece" composed in 1949-1950. According to J. Sundram, "it is an energetic powerhouse of Eastern European lyricism and harmonic...read more