On Record with Jeff Tyzik
How do you commemorate a Silver Anniversary? If you're Jeff Tyzik and the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, you throw a musical party! This week, Jeff celebrates his 25 years as the Principal Pops Conductor of your RPO in a Philharmonics concert that includes one Bernstein work and two by Jeff himself: his 2016 Jazz Violin Concerto written for Juliana Athayde (who will solo) and IMAGES: Musical Impressions of an Art Gallery, written in 2012 for celebrate the Memorial Art Gallery. Jeff chatted with Julia Figueras about his quarter of a century with the RPO, his journey as a composer, and which movement of IMAGES touches him most deeply.