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Rob Kapilow: What Makes It Great?® Dvořák’s American Quartet


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Through his entertaining concert presentations, commentaries on NPR’s Performance Today and PBS NewsHour, books, and CDs, Rob Kapilow brings the joy and wonder of classical music—and unravels some of its mysteries—to audiences of all ages and backgrounds.

Dvořák spent three highly significant years (1892–1895) in the United States during which he wrote some of his greatest music, including the American Quartet. Join Kapilow and gifted young artists from the Colburn Conservatory of Music in Los Angeles, California, for an exploration and performance of one of the most popular and joyful works of chamber music ever written.

[Rob Kapilow] leaps into the void dividing music analysis from appreciation and fills it with exhilarating details and sensations.

New York Times

If you think you don’t like classical music, you haven’t met Rob Kapilow. He’s as lively as a top-flight sports announcer and as entertaining as a stand-up comedian. But he’s also got substance in spades.

Kansas City Star

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