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What Makes It Great? with Rob Kapilow 2019-2020 Series

Co-presented with The Washington Chorus

3 Weekend Programs

DATES: Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019; Feb. 23, 2020; and May 17, 2020

TIME: 6:30 p.m.
Quick Tix Code: BPS2
$60 Package Gen. Admission
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In his acclaimed What Makes It Great? programs, beloved educator and former NPR music commentator Rob Kapilow “gets audiences in tune with classical music at a deeper level than they ever thought possible” (Los Angeles Times).

In a three-part format, Kapilow explores a great musical masterpiece with the audience. Next, the piece is performed in its entirety, followed by a Q&A with the audience and performers.


Sun., Nov. 10

Mozart: Requiem in D minor, K 626 (featuring The Washington Chorus)

Sun., Feb. 23

American Songbook (featuring singers from The Washington Chorus)

Sun., May 17

Beethoven: String Quartet No. 16 in F Major, Op. 135 (performed by TBD)

All programs subject to change.

Photo caption: Rob Kapilow (Photo: Peter Schaaf)

FULL SERIES (3 concerts)

Smithsonian Year of Music

National Museum of Natural History
Baird Auditorium
10th St & Constitution Ave, NW
Metro: Federal Triangle