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Emanuel Ax, piano

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 7:30 PM (Add to calendar)

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

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One of the truly great pianists of our time, seven-time Grammy Award winner Emanuel Ax is revered for his poetic temperament, deeply-felt interpretations, and the unsurpassed virtuosity of his playing. As the New York Times declares, Ax performances are “never less than spellbinding.”

Brahms: Rhapsodies, Op. 79
Benjamin: Piano Figures
Schumann: Fantasiestücke, Op. 12
Ravel: Valses nobles et sentimentales
Chopin: Nocturne in B Major, Op. 62, No. 1
Chopin: Mazurkas, Op. 50
Chopin: Andante spianato et grande polonaise brillante, Op. 22

 

This concert is supported by A. Charles Winkelman & Susan G. Bloom.

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