Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me! NPR feature “Not My Job: Pianist Emanuel Ax Takes A Quiz On Axe Body Spray”

Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me! NPR feature “Not My Job: Pianist Emanuel Ax Takes A Quiz On Axe Body Spray”

Last week of August NPR’s “Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me!” cast & crew along with their host PETER SAGAL were recording at Tanglewood — the outdoor music venue in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts — and they thought it would be a good time to talk with classical pianist Emanuel Ax, who has won seven Grammy awards and recorded with the world’s greatest orchestras.

They’ve invited Mr. Ax to play a game called “You make men irresistible to women!” Three questions about Axe body spray.

Listen to the entire segment & see the transcript here

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Artist-in-Residence: Emanuel Ax 2012/13.
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    January 21, 2020

    Philharmonic Society of Orange County

    Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall

    ALL-BEETHOVEN PROGRAM
    Bagatelle in A Minor, WoO 59, “Für Elise”
    Piano Sonata No. 2 in A Major, Op. 2, No. 2
    Six Variations on an Original Theme in F Major, Op. 34
    Piano Sonata No. 1 in F Minor, Op. 2, No. 1
    Five Variations on “Rule Britannia” in D Major
    Piano Sonata No. 3 in C Major, Op. 2, No. 3

    January 24, 2020

    Los Angeles Philharmonic

    Walt Disney Concert Hall

    with Nathalie Stutzmann, conductor

    BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37

     

    January 25, 2020

    Los Angeles Philharmonic

    Walt Disney Concert Hall

    with Nathalie Stutzmann, conductor

    BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37

    January 26, 2020

    Los Angeles Philharmonic

    Walt Disney Concert Hall

    with Nathalie Stutzmann, conductor

    BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37

    January 28, 2020

    Cal Poly Arts

    Harold Miossi Hall

    ALL-BEETHOVEN PROGRAM
    Bagatelle in A Minor, WoO 59, “Für Elise”
    Piano Sonata No. 2 in A Major, Op. 2, No. 2
    Six Variations on an Original Theme in F Major, Op. 34
    Piano Sonata No. 1 in F Minor, Op. 2, No. 1
    Five Variations on “Rule Britannia” in D Major
    Piano Sonata No. 3 in C Major, Op. 2, No. 3

    January 30, 2020

    Kansas City Symphony-Chamber Music

    Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

    Emanuel Ax with members of the Kansas City Symphony

    MOZART: Quintet for Piano and Winds in E-flat Major, K. 452

    January 31, 2020

    Kansas City Symphony

    Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

    with Michael Stern, conductor

    BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, Op. 15

    February 1, 2020

    Kansas City Symphony

    Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

    with Michael Stern, conductor

    BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, Op. 15

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Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4
Brahms: Music For 2 Pianos
Haydn: Piano Sonatas
Liszt: Piano Sonata in B Minor
Mendelssohn: Piano Trios
Strauss: Enoch Arden

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Extract from masterclass given by Emanuel Ax on Beethoven Piano Sonatas and Variations. The student is Nicolas Van Poucke. The full masterclass is available on DVD from www.masterclassfoundation.org

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