Emanuel Ax, piano

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 - 7:30 PM
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

300 South Broad Street Learn More

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About This Performance

This concert is supported by Elaine Kligerman.

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’s performances are “never less than spellbinding.”

Beethoven: Sonata in C Minor, Op. 13, Pathétique
Schoenberg: Three Pieces, Op. 11
Beethoven: Sonata in A Major, Op. 2, No. 2
Schoenberg: Three Pieces (1894)
Schoenberg: Six Little Pieces, Op. 19
Beethoven: Sonata in F Minor, Op. 57, Appassionata

Running time: 1 hour and 55 minutes (including intermission) 

The Artist(s)

Emanuel Ax
Emanuel Ax, piano
Born to Polish parents in what is today Lyvov, Ukrain, Emanuel Ax moved to Winnipeg, Canada, with his family when he was a young boy. Mr. Ax made his New York debut in the Young Concert Artists Series, and in 1974 won the first Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Competition in Tel Aviv. In 1975 he won the Michaels Award of Young Concert Artists,… Read More


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Pre-Concert Talk

Expression and Expressionism: Beethoven and the Second Viennese School with Jeffrey Kallberg at 6:30pm, Comcast Circle