Emanuel Ax, piano

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 7:30 PM
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

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About This Performance

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 and Susan G. Bloom.

The Artist(s)

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,… Read More


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Pre-Concert Lecture

With Jeffrey Kallberg at 6:30 pm