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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: 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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David Danzmayr
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?

In the Key of ‘D’anzmayr – Watching Yourself Conduct

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David Danzmayr taking in the sights in Downtown Columbus
4:59PM
March
30, 2014

I asked ProMusica Music Director David Danzmayr if he ever watches himself conduct.

In the Key of ‘D’anzmayr: Charles Ives’ Musical Mashup

1:54PM
March
21, 2014

‘Putnam’s Camp’ by Charles Ives contains layer after layer of seemingly unrelated rhythms, melodies, and meters. Yet, they are there for a specific purpose.

Podcast: In the Key of ‘D’anzmayr – A Conductor’s Life

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ProMusica Chamber Orchestra Music Director David Danzmayr
6:00AM
March 15, 2014

The “glamorous” life of a musician is not always that glamorous.

Podcast: In the Key of ‘D’anzmayr – Concertmaster, Finale

3:31PM
March
7, 2014

In this final part of our concertmaster conversation, David Danzmayr mentions that he sometimes steps back and leaves the orchestra to play segments of pieces alone, because thereare times that the conductor can just “get in the way.”

Podcast: In the Key of ‘D’anzmayr – Concertmaster, pt. 2

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David Danzmayr
7:14AM
March 3, 2014

There is more to the Concertmaster’s job than just playing “all of the really tough solos.” In our second look at the Concertmaster’s position, ProMusica Music Director David Danzmayr begins to describe in more detail the role played by the person sitting at the front of the violin section.

Podcast: In the Key of “D”anzmayr – Concertmaster Part 1

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David Danzmayr
8:27AM
February 19, 2014

The concertmaster is the last musician onstage before the conductor – and any soloist in, say, a concerto. ProMusica Chamber Orchestra Music Director David Danzmayr about the role of the Concertmaster.