In this final part of our concertmaster conversation, David Danzmayr mentions that he sometimes steps back and leaves the orchestra to play segments of pieces alone, because thereare times that the conductor can just “get in the way.”
ProMusica’s Home Concerts
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Although it is played in theaters today, chamber music started in the homes of patrons. ProMusica has brought the tradition of home concerts back and we tagged along to find out the challenges that pianist Donald Berman and horn player Karl Pituch face when performing for such an intimate crowd.