Franz Schubert: A Jazz Inspiration?

5:46PM
August
13, 2014

If one of the primary aims of jazz improvisation is the creation of melody, could there be a more inspirational concentration of examples than in Franz Schubert’s Quintet in C?

In the Key of ‘D’anzmayr: Giving the Ears – and Mind – a Break

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PMCO Music Director David Danzmayr
10:54AM
August
13, 2014

For some reason, however, people seem surprised when they hear that classical musicians don’t spend their down time listening to classical music.

Music in the Midst of Conflict

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Soldiers take a banjo break from the fighting.
11:05AM
August
12, 2014

Is there ever a place where music is not welcome?

In the Key of ‘D’anzmayr: Lowell Liebermann’s American Sound

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The John F. Wolfe Palm House provides a beautiful backdrop for the ProMusica Summer Concert Series, presented by PNC Arts Alive
8:19AM
August
9, 2014

The ProMusica Summer Concert Series, presented by PNC Arts Alive,continues Friday and Saturday, August 9-10, at 8pm each evening on the grounds of the Franklin Park Conservatory.

ProMusica Offers Three Free Concerts at Franklin Park Conservatory

ProMusica Chamber Orchestra performs at Franklin Park Conservatory.
ProMusica Chamber Orchestra performs at Franklin Park Conservatory.
8:27AM
August 6, 2014

Spend a relaxed evening enjoying great music on the grounds of the Franklin Park Conservatory with three different concerts over the course of four days this weekend.

A Horn Full of Honey

10:22AM
August
4, 2014

According to Zubin Mehta, who first conducted the Vienna Phil in 1961, “It’s their obstinacy that has kept them so different, sound-wise, from the other orchestras of the world.”

ProMusica Cellist Wants to Demystify Classical Music

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Nathaniel Chaitkin and his musical friends
2:07PM
July
29, 2014

ProMusica Cellist Nathaniel Chaitkin says Bach and beatbox have more in common than you might imagine.

Opera is for the Birds – At Least Those That Can Carry a Tune

1:26PM
July
24, 2014

Six Parrots That Can Sing Opera Better Than You

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.