Musical One-Upmanship Demonstrates Quirky Quartet’s Talent

5:00AM
April
23, 2014

“Anything you can do, I can do better.”  So sang Annie Oakley in Annie Get Your Gun.  Whether it’s on ice skates, in Cirque de Soleil, or in a concert hall, clowning around often is more difficult than playing it straight. Victor Borge set the tone for Classical comedy, followed quickly by Peter Schickele’s alter-ego [...]

In the Key of ‘D’anzmayr – Franz Schubert: The Essence of Austria

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10:21AM
April 21, 2014

Does Schubert better typify Austrian music than Mozart?

Concertmaster Quiz: Name That Tune

8:01AM
April
14, 2014

How many famous solos can YOU name?

In the Key of ‘D’anzmayr – Why Doesn’t Schubert Get Any Love?

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ProMusica Music Director David Danzmayr and Executive Director Janet Chen in studio with Boyce Lancaster
6:00AM
April
11, 2014

Are Franz Schubert’s symphonies poorly written?

Lera Auerbach Fills Dual Role with ProMusica this Weekend

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Lera Auerbach is both composer and pianist this weekend with ProMusica Chamber Orchestra
4:15PM
April
3, 2014

After Lera Auerbach’s piano teacher heard that she was composing, he told her, “I don’t want to hear anything about it. I don’t care what you do in your spare time as long as long as it doesn’t take away from piano practice.”

More Musical Humor from Humor In Music Festival

1:54PM
April
3, 2014

There is a big difference between humor IN music and humor WITH music.

In the Key of ‘D’anzmayr – Watching Yourself Conduct

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David Danzmayr taking in the sights in Downtown Columbus
4:59PM
March
30, 2014

I asked ProMusica Music Director David Danzmayr if he ever watches himself conduct.

Estonian Conductor Anu Tali in Conversation with Boyce Lancaster

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Classical 101's Boyce Lancaster with Estonian conductor Anu Tali
3:39PM
March
28, 2014

Anu Tali, in town to conduct the Columbus Symphony, is in great demand as a guest conductor and has recently accepted the position of Music Director with the Sarasota Orchestra.

Estonian Conductor Anu Tali in Studio with Boyce Friday at 9 am

8:06AM
March
28, 2014

When you start counting women who are conductors, a number of names jump quickly to mind. Marin Alsop. JoAnn Faletta. Jane Glover. Then it becomes a bit tough.