Classical 101 Archives For: November 26, 2014

Conductor Bernard Haitink Turns 85 This Week

1:25PM
March
3, 2014

The highly esteemed Dutch conductor Bernard Haitink will be 85 on Tuesday, and he’s still going strong in the concert halls and releasing new recordings.

Podcast: In the Key of ‘D’anzmayr – Concertmaster, pt. 2

David Danzmayr
David Danzmayr
7:14AM
March 3, 2014

There is more to the Concertmaster’s job than just playing “all of the really tough solos.” In our second look at the Concertmaster’s position, ProMusica Music Director David Danzmayr begins to describe in more detail the role played by the person sitting at the front of the violin section.