Hear musical masterpieces with new ears!
What Makes It Great? host Rob Kapilow "is a winning combination of Leonard Bernstein and Bill Nye the Science Guy, an infectiously enthusiastic explainer of the inner mechanical workings of music, that most abstract of all arts." – New York Times
Tickets for 2022-23 performances go on sale soon.
2022-23 performances explore music by Cole Porter, Benjamin Britten, Leoš Janáček, W.A. Mozart, and Carole King and Joni Mitchell.
Watch 2020-21 What Makes It Great? performances on demand!
Beethoven's Appassionata Sonata, Kreutzer Sonata and Archduke Trio, plus Stephen Sondheim.