Listen to iconic masterpieces with new ears as NPR & PBS music commentator, conductor, composer, author and pianist Rob Kapilow shows you what you've been missing!
Featuring the Rolston String Quartet with Sam Suggs, double bass
Mozart’s magnificent Eine kleine Nachtmusik is one of the most famous pieces of classical music in the world, but why? What has made this chamber piece endure and remain ubiquitous more than 200 years later – on the concert stage, the movie screen, at weddings and even as a ring tone? Delve beneath the seemingly simple surface of this subtly sophisticated serenade to find out what makes it great. Come hear what you’ve been missing! Rob Kapilow reveals the origins of What Makes It Great?