What Makes It Great? Beethoven’s Kreutzer Sonata
Where: Columbia University
116th St. & Broadway
212-854-1754 Price: $15
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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!
Beethoven wrote his celebrated Kreutzer Sonata at a pivotal moment in his life, when a major psychological breakdown had radically altered his artistic vision and sparked a musical and personal self-reinvention. The result was an extraordinary, conflicted, contradictory masterpiece – the first radically individual violin sonata in the history of music.Buy tickets/get more info now