Ax, Kavakos & Ma

Feb 3, 2024


Previous visits by this classical superstar trio have been essential events on the Chicago cultural calendar. The three return with an all-Beethoven program that includes the composer’s symphonic music arranged for piano trio. “One could only marvel at how intuitive and spontaneous these performances were,” raves the Chicago Tribune, “with each player kindling immediate responses from his colleagues.”


Piano Trio in D Major, Op. 70, No. 1 (Ghost)

Beethoven (arr. Wosner)

Symphony No. 1 in C Major, Op. 21


Piano Trio in E-flat Major, Op. 70, No. 2


II. Andante un poco mosso from Piano Trio No. 1 in B-flat Major, D. 898 [Encore]



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This concert is generously sponsored by The Negaunee Foundation & Zell Family Foundation.

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Superstar cellist Yo-Yo Ma joins forces with his dear friends, violinist Leonidas Kavakos and pianist Emanuel Ax, for the second installment of Beethoven for Three — the trio’s exploration of Beethoven’s works arranged for chamber ensemble. Available at the Symphony Store.

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