Classical 101’s podcasts are entertaining and informative. Listen to get the CliffsNotes© of an upcoming The Met Opera Live in HD Opera or leader of a local orchestra.
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Recent seasons have presented examples of concerts, such as percussionist Colin Currie and recorder soloist Michala Petri, which represent the ongoing mission of ProMusica…to perform the best that Classical music has to offer, while seeking out new works and new ideas to keep the concert experience fresh and interesting.
During my ongoing conversation with new ProMusica Chamber Orchestra Music Director David Danzmayr and Executive Director Janet Chen, the discussion turned to programming ideas for upcoming seasons.
Opera Abbreviated presents a pithy few minutes on Verdi’s Falstaff
If you were in high school in the late 60s and early 70s, you are most likely familiar with Jon Lord. Actually, you may not recognize that name, but DO recognize the group he co-founded…Deep Purple.
While not naming names, I spent an evening listening to a group of musicians regale me with tales of one member of the group who was, shall we say, “punctuality-challenged.”
Being a conductor involves more than just waving a stick. The best ones know how to shape and sculpt the sound of an orchestra, getting the absolute best from the musicians.
Classical 101′s Boyce Lancaster and ProMusica Chamber Orchestra Music Director David Danzmayr continue their discussion about what makes a great performance and recording and which conductors do it best, in David’s opinion. This week they discuss Carlos Kleiber.
In this episode of Opera Abbreviated, Classical 101′s Christopher Purdy takes a look at Giacomo Puccini “Tosca” which will appear in movie theaters starting Nov. 9 as a part of The Met’s 2013-14 Live in HD season.
In part two of a four part series, Classical 101′s Boyce Lancaster and ProMusica Chamber Orchestra Music Director David Danzmayr continued their discussion about what makes a great performance and recording…and which conductors do it best, in his opinion. This week we discuss Pierre Boulez.
Being a conductor involves more than just waving a stick. Classical 101′s Boyce Lancaster and ProMusic Chamber Orchestra’ new Music Director David Danzmayr talk about what makes a great performance and recording, and which conductors do it the best.