By Peter Tonguette / For The Columbus Dispatch
“Last summer, the ProMusica Chamber Orchestra made a commitment to continue performing during the pandemic.
Starting last August, ProMusica launched a series of festival-style performances presented either in nontraditional venues or recorded for online viewing. And, as virus numbers in central Ohio ebbed and flowed, so, too, did the orchestra’s plans.
“The best way to describe it is ‘SummerFEST’ was fully outdoors; ‘AutumnFEST’ indoors, safely; ‘WinterFEST’ was no live audiences; and ‘SpringFEST’ springs eternal hope,” said ProMusica CEO Janet Chen.”