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Music review: John Adams’ ‘Absolute Jest’ in San Francisco

When John Adams was a young composer and conductor in San Francisco in the early ’70s, he would often perform the experimental music of John Cage and other radicals, which was the hip thing to do at the time. But he has said that all that avant-garde business could leave him musically dissatisfied, and he’d go home and put on recordings of late Beethoven string quartets.

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    November 15, 2019

    Houston Symphony

    Jones Hall

    with Fabien Gabel, conductor

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

    November 16, 2019

    Houston Symphony

    Jones Hall

    with Fabien Gabel, conductor

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

    November 17, 2019

    Houston Symphony

    Jones Hall

    with Fabien Gabel, conductor

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

    November 21, 2019

    Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

    Atlanta Symphony Hall

    with Robert Spano, conductor

    BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15

     

    November 23, 2019

    Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

    Atlanta Symphony Hall

    with Robert Spano, conductor

    BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15

    November 24, 2019

    Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

    Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall at University of Georgia

    with Robert Spano, conductor

    BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15

    December 6, 2019

    Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra – Chamber Music

    De Doelen, Rotterdam 

    Bruno Bonansea, clarinet
    Marieke Blankenstijn, violin
    Emanuel Ax and Lahav Shani, piano

    BARTOK: Romanian Folk Dances for piano and violin
    BARTOK: Contrasts for violin, clarinet and piano, BB.116, Sz.111
    BRAHMS: Haydn Variations Op. 56b

    December 6, 2019

    Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra

    De Doelen, Rotterdam

    with Lahav Shani, conductor

    BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15

NY Philharmonic

Artist-in-Residence: Emanuel Ax 2012/13.
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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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