Emanuel Ax

Apr 8

3:00 PM

Beethoven, Liszt, Bach

Sunday, April 8, 2018

Hear beloved performer Emanuel Ax, renowned for his poetic performances, in an intimate recital that includes one of Beethoven's most notable sonatas, the serene Waldstein. “Ax has an opulent tone and an unerring sense of lyricism. He makes difficult passages seem utterly normal. His performances are of a pianist at one with the music” (Chicago Tribune).

Program

Beethoven Sonata in A Major, Op. 2, No. 2
Liszt Three Petrarch Sonnets
Liszt Vallée d'Obermann from Années de pèlerinage, First Year, Switzerland
Bach Partita No. 5 in G Major
Beethoven Sonata in C Major, Op. 53 (Waldstein)

Performers

Sponsor

This performance is generously sponsored by the Randy L. and Melvin R. Berlin Family Fund for the Canon.