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Jan
21st

Emanuel Ax, piano

Jan 21st • 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm • Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall

Emanuel Ax, piano

Pre-concert lecture by Brian Lauritzen, 7pm

BEETHOVEN: Bagatelle No.25 in A minor, WoO 59, “Für Elise”
BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonata No. 2 in A Major, Op. 2, No. 2
BEETHOVEN: Six variations on an original theme for piano in F major, Op.34
BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonata No. 1 in F Minor, Op. 2, No. 1
BEETHOVEN: Five variations for piano on “Rule, Britannia!”, WoO 79

“His greatness, his overwhelming authority as musician, technician and probing intellect emerges quickly as he plays. Within minutes, we are totally captured by his intensity and pianistic achievement.” —Los Angeles Times

Grammy Award-winning pianist Emanuel Ax makes a special recital appearance in an all-Beethoven program, including the delicate and emotional “Für Elise”, and two of the Op. 2 sonatas, praised for their harmonic and dramatic thought. The Op. 2 sonatas, dedicated to Joseph Haydn, each contain four movements, an unusual length seeming to show that Beethoven was aspiring towards composing a symphony.

Tickets available at https://tickets.philharmonicsociety.org/single/eventDetail.aspx?p=20291

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