Podcast: In the Key of ‘D’anzmayr – Concert Ideas
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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. One online entry says “Jon Lord was an English composer, pianist, and Hammond organ player known for his pioneering work in fusing rock with classical or baroque forms, especially with Deep Purple.”
What does that have to do with classical music, you ask? David and I were talking about future concert programming for ProMusica Chamber Orchestra when the subject came up.
In a conversation with ProMusica Music Director David Danzmayr and Executive Director Janet Chen.