Emanuel Ax, piano

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

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About This Performance

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