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.
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.
Conductor and Composer
A major force in 21st century concert music, Victoria Bond leads a dual career as composer and conductor.
Annie Bergen is the midday host at Classical New York, 105.9FM, WQXR. An avid music lover, Annie has been featured on broadcasts from the Metropolitan Opera, the New York Philharmonic and the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra.
Long regarded as Broadway’s preeminent orchestrator, Jonathan Tunick is known for his facility and creativity in scoring the works of others, primarily those of Stephen Sondheim. However he is also a skilled and versatile composer who has written in all forms.
Pursuing his doctorate at The Juilliard School, Kevin Quill looks forward to furthering himself in solo, chamber, and orchestral playing.
2017 – 2018 Repertoire
The premiere of the concerto was given in Budapest on November 9, 1881, with Brahms as soloist, and was an immediate success.read more
Antonio Rosetti was a contemporary of Haydn and Mozart who, in his day, was highly regarded as a composer. He was born Anton Rösner in Bohemia, later changing his name to Antonio Rosetti. In 1773 he was hired as a servant and double-bass player in the well-regarded...read more
Georg Philipp Telemann was one of the most prominent composers of the baroque era. Widely respected and well-known throughout Europe, he was a friend of Johann Sebastian Bach and corresponded with Handel. A self-taught musician, Telemann early on became adept at...read more