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I want to play that music at age 10. I think Prokofiev can get a little wild.” - 8 year old


“"Send them both to Hollywood! How can one choose? Kudos for both. Brilliant program, Great Performance! Thank you!"


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When was the last time you argued over dead Classical music composers?!

Classical Smackdown gives you the opportunity to make a statement! Listen to the two composers and mark your vote for your favorite. Be careful - the pieces have been selected to make your choice very difficult!


You can’t vote here, only at the live Classical Smackdown concerts.

Bach vs. Glass

Total Wins:                   Total Votes:

Bach: 3                          Bach: 50%

Glass: 4                         Glass: 49%

Tie: 0                              Tie: 1%

Debussy vs. Prokofiev

Total Wins:                   Total Votes:

Debussy: 31                  Debussy: 48%

Prokofiev: 29                Prokofiev: 48%

Tie: 0                              Tie: 4%

Click on the pie chart to see the results of individual concerts

Click on the pie chart to see the results of individual concerts

Coming Soon!

Young Geniuses: Mendelssohn vs Chopin

Music by two genius teenagers before age 20!