US Airways was not excited about Time for Three’s violinists, Nicholas Kendall and Zachary De Pue, when they tried to carry their violins onto a flight from Charlotte NC which was headed to Northwest Arkansas. They were told to put them in the hold.
Time for Three, or tf3 for short, will be performing with ProMusica Chamber Orchestra Friday evening at 8:00 pm. The self-described “classically-trained garage band” will be on Classical 101 with Boyce Lancaster Friday morning at 9 am.
BalletMet Artistic Director Edwaard Liang discusses the BalletMet season finale with Classical 101′s Boyce Lancaster.
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.”
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.