Rob Kapilowconductor, Composer, Commentator
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~ Rob Kapilow’s new book What Makes It Great? Short Masterpieces, Great Composers,
available September 6th, 2011. [ more ]

~ Rob Kapilow’s
All You Have to Do
Is Listen: Music from the Inside Out,

available in book stores and online. [ more ]


About Rob

Recent Performances

2011

~ Sunday, October 2, 2011 at 6:00 pm
What Makes It Great?® - Beethoven’s Symphony No. 1

with Peabody Chamber Orchestra
Washington Performing Arts Society
National Museum of Natural History
Baird Auditorium
Washington, DC

~ Thursday, October 6, 2011
What Makes It Great?®

Young Presidents’ Organization
Kansas City, MO

~ Friday, October 28, 2011 at 7:30 pm
What Makes It Great?® - Copland’s Appalachian Spring

Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra
Santa Barbara, CA

~ Saturday, October 29, 2011 at 4:30 pm
FamilyMusik® - Green Eggs and Hamadeus

Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra
Santa Barbara, CA

~ Monday, November 14, 2011
at 7:30 pm
What Makes It Great?®
White Light Music Festival - Javanese Gamelan

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts: Great Performers Series
Walter Reade Theater at Lincoln Center
New York, NY

~ Friday, November 18, 2011 at 8:00 pm
What Makes It Great?® - Dvorak’s Piano Quintet

Celebrity Series of Boston
New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall
Boston, MA

~ Sunday, December 4, 2011 at 6:00 pm
What Makes It Great?® - Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No. 23 “Appassionata”

Washington Performing Arts Society
National Museum of Natural History
Baird Auditorium
Washington, DC

~ Monday, December 12, 2011 at 7:30 pm
What Makes It Great?® - Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts: Great Performers Series
Walter Reade Theater at Lincoln Center
New York, NY




~ 2010-2011 Season Performances



 

2012

~ Saturday, January 7, 2012 at 11:00am and 4:00pm
FamilyMusik®: Green Eggs & Hamadeus
North Carolina Symphony Young People's Concert Series
Meymandi Concert Hall
Raleigh, NC

~ Wednesday, January 25, 2012
What Makes It Great?® - Beethoven’s “Waldstein” Sonata

with Conrad Tao, piano
Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts
Cerritos, CA

~ Thursday, February 9, 2012
at 6:00 pm
What Makes It Great?® - Beethoven’s “Kreutzer” Sonata

with String Theory, Gloria Chien, piano
Hunter Museum of American Art
Chattanooga, TN

~ Wednesday, February 22, 2012
at 7:30 pm
What Makes It Great?® - Mendelssohn’s Octet in E-flat major, Op. 20

with Concertante
Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts
Cerritos, CA

~ Monday, February 27, 2012 at 7:30 pm
What Makes It Great?® - Beethoven’s “Pathétique” Sonata

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts: Great Performers Series
Walter Reade Theater at Lincoln Center
New York, NY

~ Sunday, March 4, 2012 at 6:00 pm
What Makes It Great?® - Beethoven’s Cello Sonata No. 3

Zuill Bailey, cello and Yuliya Gorenman, piano
Washington Performing Arts Society
Sixth & I Historic Synagogue
Washington, DC

~ Friday, March 9, 2012 at 7:30 pm
What Makes It Great?® - Vivaldi’s Four Seasons

Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Roy Thomson Hall
Toronto, ONT

~ Friday, March 16, 2012 at 7:30 pm
Saturday, March 17, 2012 at 4:30 pm
FamilyMusik® - At the Zoo
What Makes It Great?®

Ilya Yakushev, piano
Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra
Santa Barbara, CA

~ Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at 7:30 pm
What Makes It Great?® - Ellington’s “Such Sweet Thunder”

Featuring Cal State Fullerton Jazz Ensemble
Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts
Cerritos, CA

~ Sunday, April 1, 2012 at 3:00 pm
What Makes It Great?® - The Songs of Richard Rodgers

With vocalists Rebecca Luker and Michael Winther
Celebrity Series of Boston
New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall
Boston, MA

~ Monday, April 23, 2012 at 7:30 pm
What Makes It Great?® - Cole Porter Songs

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts: Great Performers Series
Walter Reade Theater at Lincoln Center
New York, NY

~ Sunday, April 29, 2012
What Makes It Great?® - Beethoven’s Violin Concerto

Keng-Wyen Tseng, violin
Peabody Chamber Orchestra
Washington Performing Arts Society
Washington, DC

~ Sunday, May 6 at 3:00 pm, and Tuesday, May 8 at 7:30 pm, 2012
Golden Gate Opus Commission
(World Premiere)
Marin Symphony
San Rafael, CA

~ Sunday, June 3, 2012 at 2:00 pm
What Makes It Great?® and Listen Up! – Beethoven’s “Archduke” Trio

Gryphon Trio
Chamber Music Hamilton
Sir John A. Macdonald Secondary School
Hamilton, Ontario

~ August 2, 2012, 1:00 pm, 3:30 pm, 6:00 pm
“Ave Maria” with Ottawa Bach Choir
/Lisette Canton
Ottawa Chamber Music Society
National Gallery of Canada
Ottawa, ON, Canada

~ August 7, 2012, 10:30 pm
What Makes It Great?® - Eine Kleine Nachtmusik

Ottawa Chamber Music Society
Saint Brigid’s Centre for the Arts, Grand Canal Concert Hall
Ottawa, ON, Canada

~ August 9, 2012, 1 pm, 3:30 pm, 6 pm
“Less Is More”
with Robert MacDonald, guitar; David Schotzko, percussion
Ottawa Chamber Music Society
National Gallery of Canada
Ottawa, ON, Canada




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