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 6, 2017

    Lenox, MA

    Tanglewood

    Program:
    SCHUBERT – The Shepherd on the Rock, D.965
    SCHUBERT – Auf dem Strom, D.943
    SCHUBERT – Part-songs with piano
    SCHUBERT – Lebensstürme, D.947
    SCHUBERT – Variations in B minor, D.823
    SCHUBERT – Rondo in A, D.951

    Other performers: ANNA POLONSKY (piano), PETER SERKIN (piano), WILLIAM R. HUDGINS (clarinet), JAMES SOMMERVILLE (horn), TANGLEWOOD MUSIC CENTER VOCAL FELLOWS (vocals)

     

    July 22, 2017

    Lenox, MA

    Tanglewood

    Program:
    BRITTEN – Sinfonia da Requiem (21 min) Download Program Notes
    Thomas ADÈS – …but all shall be well
    BEETHOVEN – Piano Concerto No. 5, Emperor (42 min)

    Other performers: THOMAS ADES (conductor)

    August 3, 2017

    Lenox, MA

    Tanglewood

    Program:
    SCHUBERT – Der König in Thule, D.367
    SCHUBERT – Gretchen am Spinnrade, D.118
    SCHUBERT – Schäfers Klagelied, D.121
    SCHUBERT – Rastlose Liebe, D.138
    SCHUBERT – Sonatina No. 3 in G minor for violin and piano, D.408
    Colin JACOBSEN – New Work for mezzo-soprano and piano trio (world premiere)
    SCHUBERT – Piano Trio No. 1 in B-flat, D.898 (Op. 99)

    Other performers: COLIN JACOBSEN (violin), YO-YO MA (cello), JAMIE BARTON (mezzo-soprano)

    August 17, 2017

    Lenox, MA

    Tanglewood

    Program:
    SCHUBERT – Sonatina No. 2 in A minor for violin and piano, D.385
    SCHUBERT – Arpeggione Sonata for cello and piano, D.821
    SCHUBERT – Piano Trio No. 2 in E-flat, D.929 (Op. 100)

    Other performers: PAMELA FRANK (violin), YO-YO MA (cello)

    August 23, 2017

    Lenox, MA

    Tanglewood

    Program:
    SCHUBERT – Impromptus, D.935
    Samuel ADAMS – Impromptus (2016)
    SCHUBERT – Schwanengesang, D.957

    Other performers: SIMON KEENLYSIDE (baritone)

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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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