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Emanuel Ax, piano

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 8:00 PM

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

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One of the truly great pianists of our time, Emanuel Ax is revered for his poetic temperament and the unsurpassed virtuosity of his playing. Ax performances are “never less than spellbinding,” raves The New York Times. His first PCMS solo recital program in three seasons features core repertoire by Schubert and Chopin alongside a Philadelphia premiere by Chicago-based composer Samuel Adams, son of John.

Schubert: Four Impromptus, D. 935
Chopin: Four Impromptus, Op. 29, Op. 36, Op. 51, Op. 66
S. Adams: Impromptu No. 2: After Schubert
Chopin: Piano Sonata in B Minor, Op. 58 

This performance features a free pre-concert lecture starting at 6:45 PM with Heidi Lee.

Emanuel Ax, piano

Born in Lvov, Poland, Emanuel Ax moved to Winnipeg, Canada, with his family when he was a young boy. His studies at the Juilliard School were supported by the sponsorship of the Epstein Scholarship Program of the Boys Clubs of America, and he subsequently won the Young Concert Artists Award. Additionally, he attended Columbia University, where he.

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Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

Address: 300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

  The Perelman Theater is part of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, located on the southwest corner of Broad and Spruce Streets in Center City Philadelphia. The smaller of the two concert halls in the Kimmel Center, the Perelman Theater is a 627-seat auditorium with seating on the plaza, plaza tier, first balcony, and second balcony levels.…more info