Jeff Tyzik, Conductor
Juliana Athayde, violin The Caroline W. Gannett & Clayla Ward Chair
BERNSTEIN On the Town: Three Dance Episodes
TYZIK IMAGES: Musical Impressions of an Art Gallery
TYZIK Jazz Concerto for Violin and Orchestra
The program begins with Bernstein’s On the Town: Three Symphonic Dance Episodes. These brief, snappy numbers are compiled from the show On the Town, bound to have audiences tapping their toes in continued celebration of the 2018–19 Bernstein Centennial! The program continues with Tyzik conducting two of his own compositions: The Jazz Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, featuring Concertmaster Juliana Athayde, made its world premiere in 2016, and Images: Musical Impressions of an Art Gallery, written based on artwork Tyzik selected in commemoration of Memorial Art Gallery’s 100th Anniversary, and was premiered in 2016.