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David Danzmayr is the new music director for ProMusica Chamber Orchestra. Through a series of conversations with Classical 101’s Boyce Lancaster, we are getting to know him a little better.

Most Recent Episodes

In the Key of ‘D’anzmayr-Beethoven: Making Music by Force

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ProMusica Chamber Orchestra Music Director David Danzmayr
3:46PM
October
20, 2014

Much of Beethoven’s music seemed to have been driven into the page with a hammer and chisel…

In the Key of ‘D’anzmayr: Can a Piece of Music Get Too Popular?

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ProMusica Chamber Orchestra Music Director David Danzmayr
7:57AM
September
3, 2014

We lose out on something when we avoid playing classical music’s so-called “warhorses.”

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.

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.

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.

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.

In the Key of ‘D’anzmayr: Variety is the Spice of (Musical) Life

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ProMusica Chamber Orchestra Music Director David Danzmayr
12:31PM
June
3, 2014

I have found that the more I know about and listen to composers such as Bach, Mozart, Tchaikovsky, and Stravinsky, the more I appreciate well-crafted and well-performed music of other types.

In the Key of ‘D’anzmayr – Composer personalities

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David Danzmayr in the Classical 101 studios with Boyce Lancaster
5:45AM
April
29, 2014

How much do you need to know about the personal life of composers before you try to interpret their music? ProMusica Music Director David Danzmayr has some thoughts.

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?

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?