A question that comes up from time to time at concerts is, â€œCouldnâ€™t they amplify the (insert any instrument here) so we could hear it better over the orchestra?â€ In the latest edition of the podcast we talk about this subject.
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 â€“ that there is a lot more communication going on than meets the eye â€“ and it all starts with the Concertmaster.
ProMusica Music Director David Danzmayr spoke about how he deals with sleepâ€¦or the lack of it.
During my ongoing conversation with new ProMusica Chamber Orchestra Music Director David Danzmayr and Executive Director Janet Chen, we began looking at the future of Classical music, both in our country and elsewhere. The conversation, as you might expect, turned to children and music education.
Along with the regular music you enjoy on Classical 101, there are some wonderful special programs for the holidays, as well. Saturday at 4:30 pm, The First Community Church Chancel Choir and instrumentalists from the Columbus Symphony present Lessons and Carols, the First Community Church Christmas Eve service from 2012. Sunday at 1:00 pm is [...]
Recent seasons have presented examples of concerts, such as percussionist Colin Currie and recorder soloist Michala Petri, which represent the ongoing mission of ProMusicaâ€¦to perform the best that Classical music has to offer, while seeking out new works and new ideas to keep the concert experience fresh and interesting.
One writer says, just shell out big bucks to hear your favorite singer – and you are inevitably seated near someone who knows every word, or at least THINKS they do.
David Danzmayr and ProMusica Chamber Orchestra explore the possibilities of Schubert’s Symphony No. 8 in a finished form Sunday at 1:00pm on the ProMusica broadcast.
When Tchaikovsky wrote his Violin Concerto for Leopold Auer, the violinist declared it “unplayable.”
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 recordingâ€¦and which conductors do it best, in his opinion. This week we discuss Pierre Boulez.