ProMusica approaches new season with no theme in mind, but exciting plans

By Peter Tonguette / For The Columbus Dispatch

“The ProMusica Chamber Orchestra did not program the concerts in its upcoming season with a single theme, group of composers or time period in mind.

“We didn’t go for an overarching theme,” said music director David Danzmayr.

Instead, the organization looked to book sought-after guest artists, schedule significant pieces and leave certain things strictly to chance.

For example, steel-pan player and composer Andy Akiho, who performed with the orchestra last year, was not originally scheduled to return this year. But, he is to be back with the orchestra for concerts Dec. 14-15 in the Southern Theatre (where the orchestra performs all of its subscription concerts).”

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