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Lera Auerbach Fills Dual Role with ProMusica this Weekend

Lera Auerbach
Lera Auerbach is both composer and pianist this weekend with ProMusica Chamber Orchestra
4:15PM
April
3, 2014

After Lera Auerbach’s piano teacher heard that she was composing, he told her, “I don’t want to hear anything about it. I don’t care what you do in your spare time as long as long as it doesn’t take away from piano practice.”

Estonian Conductor Anu Tali in Conversation with Boyce Lancaster

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Classical 101's Boyce Lancaster with Estonian conductor Anu Tali
3:39PM
March
28, 2014

Anu Tali, in town to conduct the Columbus Symphony, is in great demand as a guest conductor and has recently accepted the position of Music Director with the Sarasota Orchestra.

CSO ‘Happy Hour’ Conductor Rossen Milanov in Studio with Boyce

Conductor Rossen Milanov (left) in studio with Classical 101's Boyce Lancaster.
Conductor Rossen Milanov (left) in studio with Classical 101's Boyce Lancaster.
11:54AM
March 26, 2014

The Columbus Symphony invites you to enjoy happy hour with them this evening at the Ohio Theater. Guest Conductor Rossen Milanov was in the Classical 101 studio this morning to talk about the concert.

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

David Danzmayr
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 — Amplified

David Danzmayr in front of the Columbus skyline.
David Danzmayr in front of the Columbus skyline.
11:00AM
January 31, 2014

A question that comes up from time to time at concerts is, “Couldn’t they amplify the (insert any instrument here) so we could hear it better over the orchestra?” In the latest edition of the podcast we talk about this subject.

Podcast: In the Key of ‘D’anzmayr – Who Watches the Conductor?

ProMusic Chamber Orchestra Music Director David Danzmayr
ProMusic Chamber Orchestra Music Director David Danzmayr
8:00PM
January 18, 2014

Oftentimes it seems conductors are up there waving their arms, but no one in the orchestra is watching. ProMusica Chamber Orchestra Music Director David Danzmayr says looks can be deceiving – that there is a lot more communication going on than meets the eye – and it all starts with the Concertmaster.

Podcast: In The Key Of “D”anzmayr — Jet Lag

David Danzmayr
David Danzmayr
5:00AM
January 14, 2014

ProMusica Music Director David Danzmayr spoke about how he deals with sleep…or the lack of it.

Janine Jansen: Exploited – Or Driven?

6:00AM
January
8, 2014

Dutch violinist Janine Jansen began violin studies at 6-years-old. Now 35, she has ascended to the ranks of the worlds finest violinists. Some have asked if she is there by choice, or has been pushed (some use the word exploited) by those around her.

Podcast: In The Key Of “D”anzmayr – Favorite Conductors – Boulez

David Danzmayr
David Danzmayr
10:45PM
October 31, 2013

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.