Black Violin and the promise of busting genres
Classical KC speaks with Wil Baptiste - violist with the Grammy Award-nominated string duo Black Violin. We'll hear Black Violin's unique blend of classical and hip-hop, as well as music curated by Wil and violinist, Kev Marcus.
Wil Baptiste, viola
From the album "Take the Stairs"
String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 51 No. 2
I. Allegro non troppo
III. Quasi minuetto, moderato
by Johannes Brahms
Performed by the Belcea Quartet
String Quartet No. 8 in C minor, Op. 110
by Dimitri Shostakovich
Performed by the Emerson String Quartet
Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Major, BWV1048
Performed by the European Brandenberg Ensemble
Trevor Pinnock, conductor
For more information about their performance in Kansas City, visit kauffmancenter.org.