What Do You Get When You Condense A Classical Concerto? Instaconcerto

07.22.16
Avi Avital
NPR

 

MONTAGNE: A micro-nano-miniature concerto, but still, one with five distinct movements. Avital has been posting one movement to his Instagram account every day this week.

MONTAGNE: This - this is what he posted Tuesday.

PETER BREINER: It ends, and everybody goes, oh, oh - is that it? Ah - oh, I want more.

MONTAGNE: That's Peter Breiner who composed the concerto. He's hoping to reach people who might not be classical music listeners.

BREINER: Who never experienced this before and have the feeling, oh, it's actually nice.

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