Daniel Epstein returns to The Broadway Bach Ensemble in a performance of Brahms’ epic Second Piano Concerto. Music director and conductor Mike Tietz leads, along with music of Telemann and Antonio Rosetti.
Guest conductor and composer Victoria Bond returns with music from the stage and more. WQXR midday host Annie Bergen will narrate Bond’s work “Thinking Like A Mountain.”
A Composers Now Festival Event
The Composers Now Festival celebrates living composers, the diversity of their voices, and the significance of their musical contributions to our society. During the month of February, the Festival brings together myriad performances ranging in genre from jazz to indie, classical to post-classical, experimental to folk, and beyond. Composers will be in attendance at all events. Composers Now is a project partner of The Fund for the City of New York.
This year we’re again presenting a program of chamber music performed by members of The Broadway Bach Ensemble and their colleagues.
Mark your calendars for 7:30PM, Monday, April 4, 2016, at the Broadway Presbyterian Church.
This year’s lineup (subject to change) is:
Nebojsa Jovan ZivkovicTrio Per Uno
ChiChing Grace Lin
Elliott CarterWoodwind Quintet
Renée Oakford, Flute
Eliot Friedman, Oboe
Kukiko Mitani, Bassoon
Liz Dejean, French Horn
Steve Loffredo, Clarinet
Ludwig van BeethovenString Quartet Op. 59 #1
James Eng, Julie Ringelheim, Violins
Raquel Laneri, Viola
Jihyun Kim, Cello
Arthur FooteQuintet for Flute and String Quartet
David Rosen, Flute
Yuxin Yu, Ken Johnson, Violins
Heather Faust, Viola
Mike Tietz, Cello
Gordon JacobSuite for 8 Violas
Heather Faust, Sarah Stefanski, Ken Johnson, Nancy Dunetz,
Jack Levy, Paula Washington, John Austin, Jeff Hertzberg
Elgar HowarthFanfares for Brass Ensemble Giovanni GabrielliCanzon Septimi Toni No. 2
and Canzon Primi Toni
Bruce Kung, Jen Luzzo, Brian Metcalf, Dan Sugarman, Trumpet
Stan Corfman, Leah Van Doornik, French Horn
Phil Mayer, Carl Reinlib, Trombone
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,...