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The Classical Network is pleased to present composer, conductor, author and music commentator Rob Kapilow live in concert in Princeton. Through demonstration and discussion, Kapilow presents a work or group of works by a well-known composer and shows us what makes this music great. This demonstration is followed by a complete performance of the work followed by a Q&A session with the audience. Watch our Events Calendar and listen for details of the next What Makes it Great in the Princeton area!

What Makes It Great - Live in Princeton May 8 with Schubert's Symphony No. 8 and Young Musicians

New: Watch the first part of this event on Facebook!

Join The Classical Network for our next live concert broadcast featuring composer, conductor, author and commentator Rob Kapilow on Monday, May 8 at 8 pm live at Princeton High School, or on the air as our Celebrating Our Musical Future broadcast. Select young musicians from three area youth orchestras - Youth Orchestra of Central New Jersey, Greater Princeton Youth Orchestra and Youth Orchestra of Bucks County - will come together to form an All-Area All-Star Youth Orchestra to perform Franz Schubert’s Symphony No. 8 in B minor, “Unfinished."

Kapilow will discuss what makes this symphony by Schubert “great,” including demonstrations of passages by the orchestra, and then the orchestra will perform the symphony in its entirety. A Q&A session will follow the performance. This concert will be broadcast and also streamed live on Facebook at our Facebook page.

Admission is free. For directions and additional venue details, see our Events Calendar.

Please note: Because this concert will be broadcast live on The Classical Network, members of the audience are requested to be in their seats by 7:50 pm.