The 10 Most Underrated Composers

4:00AM
July
22, 2014

With that in mind, here are some underrated composers who more often than not to not get mentioned in that conversation, but deserve at least a listen.

Lorin Maazel: Prodigy with a Stick

12:23PM
July
16, 2014

“I’d like to see the day when there is much more music made, but on a much less pretentious level. I think it’s better when a lot of young people get together in city-block orchestras, or duets or trios.” Lorin Maazel

Nora The Piano Cat ‘Catcerto’ Comes To The Concert Hall

2:55PM
July
15, 2014

Nora the Piano Cat embarks on a video tour.

In the Key of ‘D’anzmayr: Mozart was “The Man”

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Boyce Lancaster, David Danzmayr, and Janet Chen share a laugh in the Classical 101 studios
1:30PM
July
10, 2014

There is something about Mozart which seems to cross the boundaries of country, age, and era.

Monster Pianos

1:53AM
July
9, 2014

Playing piano with your feet…your teacher would have been appalled!

Summer Music Quiz

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A summer night in the desert
5:00AM
June
28, 2014

Find out if you know your Elgar from your Alfven.

In the Key of ‘D’anzmayr: The Glamorous Life of a Musician

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ProMusica Music Director David Danzmayr
9:23AM
June
27, 2014

What a wonderful job to have! Stage lights, a live audience, and spending your life making music for others.

The Old West: Campfire Coffee, Cattle Drives and Ennio Morricone

3:37PM
June
25, 2014

Ennio Morricone has written some of film’s most memorable music, composing more than 450 soundtracks, his big break was A Fistful of Dollars staring Clint Eastwood.

Top Ten Violin Works

10:31AM
June
25, 2014

Whenever someone asks Timothy Russell, Conductor Emeritus of ProMusica Chamber Orchestra, about his favorite composer or piece of music, he has a saying he likes to pull out.  ”Whatever I’m conducting at the moment.” That is a simple answer to a complex question – but an honest one – for anyone in the music business. [...]