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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    July 7, 2022

    Tanglewood Music Festival

    Seiji Ozawa Hall

    Emanuel Ax, Paul Appleby, Lorelei Ensemble and Dover Quartet

    JANÁČEK The Diary of One Who Disappeared
    DVOŘÁK String Quartet No. 13 in G, Op. 106

    July 14, 2022

    Tanglewood Music Festival

    Seiji Ozawa Hall

    Emanuel Ax, Mckenzie Melemed, and Cantus

    JANÁČEK Piano Sonata, “1.X.1905, From the street…”
    DVOŘÁK Slavonic Dances for piano four-hands
    DVOŘÁK, BURLEIGH, and JANÁČEK Part-songs for men’s voices

    July 22, 2022

    Tanglewood Music Festival

    Koussevitzky Music Shed

    CHOPIN Piano Concerto No. 2

    with Karina Canellakis, conductor and Boston Symphony Orchestra

    August 12, 2022

    Tanglewood Music Festival

    Koussevitzky Music Shed

    Emanuel Ax, Pamela Frank, Leonidas Kavakos, Antoine Tamestit and Yo-Yo Ma

    DVOŘÁK Terzetto in C for two violins and viola, Op. 74
    KAPRÁLOVÁ Two Ritournelles, for cello and piano, Op. 25
    JANÁČEK Fairy Tale, for cello and piano
    DVOŘÁK Piano Quintet No. 2 in A, Op. 81

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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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