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Emanuel Ax
May 10th 2018 @ Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall 154 West 57th Street
New York, NY
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Thursday, May 10th, 2018
8:00 PM
Show: 8:00 pm

Daring invention, profound emotion, sizzling virtuosity, and flowing lyricism are all key elements in this program that spans Bach to Liszt. Emanuel Ax is “an extremely satisfying pianist; he is at home in a wide variety of music, and his pianism is always thoughtful, lyrical, lustrous” (The Washington Post). Mozart’s drama, Liszt’s poetry, Bach’s precision, and Beethoven’s brio are showcased by one of the great pianists of our day.

Emanuel Ax, Piano

MOZART Piano Sonata in F Major, K. 533/K. 494
LISZT Sonetti di Petrarca
LISZT Vallée d'Obermann from Années de pèlerinage, première année: Suisse
BACH Partita No. 5 in G Major, BWV 829
BEETHOVEN Piano Sonata No. 21 in C Major, Op. 53, "Waldstein"