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Rob Kapilow: What Makes It Great?

Presented in Partnership with the Washington Performing Arts Society

Evening Performance

Evening Performance

Sunday, March 10, 2013 - 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET
Code: 1P0321
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Why does a piece of music sometimes flow past your brain, suffuse your soul, and remain in your memory? Answer: It’s great. If you require more explanation than that, Rob Kapilow, well-known commentator, conductor, and composer, has a knack for unraveling, and exploring the elements that combine to render a musical composition a masterpiece.

This evening, Kapilow focuses on Mozart’s Symphony No. 41, “Jupiter”. Then, after a performance with The Peabody Chamber Orchestra, he leads a question-and-answer session with the audience and performers.

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