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What Makes It Great? Schumann's Piano Quintet

Monday, December 14, 2015  |  7:30pm


Click here to listen to this concert broadcast on WWFM.

Hosted by NPR Commentator/Conductor/Pianist Rob Kapilow
Featuring Igal Kesselman, piano and Aeolus Quartet

All artists are influenced by their predecessors, says critic Harold Bloom; weak artists imitate their heroes while strong artists creatively misread them. Host Rob Kapilow shows how Schumann’s struggle with Beethoven’s overwhelming influence helped him find his own voice, and produce his greatest work.

Merkin Concert Hall

Tel: 212 501 3330

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