Acclaimed composer, conductor, and author Rob Kapilow brings his popular series “What Makes it Great: Secrets of Beethoven, Mozart and Gershwin” to Arizona. Kapilow unravels the mysteries surrounding some of our most well-known classical and contemporary musical pieces by showing audiences “what they are missing.” His teachings and demonstrations allow audiences to hear the music in a different way and provide an ”a-ha” moment. He will deconstruct Somewhere Over the Rainbow for us ahead of his concert at MIM.
The Phoenix Symphony’s new season kicks off this month. It will include visits by movie maker Steven Spielberg and composer John Williams. Phoenix Symphony President and CEO Jim Ward will talk about the upcoming season.