The Robert Greenberg Lecture Series

Join Robert M. Greenberg, an American composer, pianist, and musicologist as he leads these entertaining and engaging lectures to supplement our Classics and Chamber concerts. These videos will leave you with a greater understanding of these classical masterpieces. 

Dr. Robert Greenberg is Music Historian-in-Residence with San Francisco Performances. A graduate of Princeton University, Professor Greenberg holds a Ph.D. in Music Composition from the University of California, Berkeley. He has lectured for some of the most prestigious musical and arts organizations in the United States, including the San Francisco Symphony, the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, the Van Cliburn Foundation, and the Chicago Symphony. For The Great Courses, he has recorded more than 500 lectures on a range of composers and classical music genres.  

The Robert Greenberg Lecture Series is made possible in part by a gift from Christopher J. Salmon and Julie K. Salmon.

Information about the lecture series and chamber concerts can be found here

Robert Greenberg takes you on a journey of Claude Debussy's Le Mer, or The Sea.

Robert Greenberg takes you on a journey of Johannes Brahms' Symphony No. 1, commonly referred to as Beethoven's 10th Symphony. This video explains that fact and so much more.

Robert Greenberg takes you on a journey of Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 5 - "Emperor."