About Michael Klotz
Born in 1978 in Rochester, NY, violist and violinist Michael Klotz made his solo debut with the Rochester Philharmonic at the age of 17. He has also appeared as soloist with the Miami Symphony, Boca Raton Symphonia, FIU Symphony, Eastman Philharmonia, Mannes Bach Festival Orchestra, Bowdoin Festival Orchestra, and the World Youth Symphony in London, England. Of a recent performance of the Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 with violist Roberto Diaz, the Portland Press-Herald proclaimed, “this concert squelched all viola jokes, now and forever, due to the talents of Diaz and Klotz,” the Fort Worth Star-Telegram recently proclaimed Michael Klotz to be “a superb violist, impressive, with an exceptionally attractive sound,” and the Miami Herald has consistently lauded his “burnished, glowing tone and nuanced presence.”
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I was very happy to have had the opportunity to perform Bloch’s Suite Hebraique in the glorious KKBE Synagogue in Charleston! h/t Piccolo Spoleto Festival for the video! Original Facebook Live post here.read more
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This concert squelched all viola jokes, now and forever, due to the talents of Diaz and Klotz.
A superb violist, impressive, with an exceptionally attractive sound.
Burnished, glowing tone and nuanced presence.