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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.

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In the Key of ‘D’anzmayr: Great Music Being Written Today

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ProMusica Music Director David Danzmayr
12:00AM
December
20, 2014

New generations of music listeners were/are raised in a world much different than a couple of generations ago. They look for a different musical experience.

In the Key of ‘D’anzmayr: Mess or Masterpiece?

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ProMusica Music Director David Danzmayr
12:16PM
December
3, 2014

Mozart’s original music manuscripts could be framed as art…Beethoven’s sometimes appear to have been used as drawing paper by a pre-schooler.

In the Key of Danzmayr: Would You Let Beethoven Raise Your Child?

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ProMusica Chamber Orchestra Music Director David Danzmayr
12:22PM
October
29, 2014

Beethoven…a musical enigma. Beethoven was a complex person whose name always comes up when the question of favorite composers arises.

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.