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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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    May 3, 2017

    Evanston, IL

    North Western University

    Program:

    SCHUBERT Four Impromptus, D. 935 (Op. posth. 142)

    CHOPIN Four Impromptus, Op. 29, Op. 36, Op. 51, Op. 66

    – Interval –

    ADAMS Impromptu 2, “After Schubert”
    CHOPIN Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 58

    May 10, 2017

    San Francisco, CA

    San Francisco Symphony

    MOZART Piano Concerto No. 22 in E flat major, K. 482

    May 11, 2017

    San Francisco, CA

    San Francisco Symphony

    MOZART Piano Concerto No. 22 in E flat major, K. 482

    May 12, 2017

    San Francisco, CA

    San Francisco Symphony

    MOZART Piano Concerto No. 22 in E flat major, K. 482

    May 13, 2017

    San Francisco, CA

    San Francisco Symphony

    MOZART Piano Concerto No. 22 in E flat major, K. 482

    June 2, 2017

    Kansas City, MO

    Kansas City Symphony

    MOZART Piano Concerto No.16 in D major, K.451

    Piano Concerto No. 19 in F major, K 459

    June 3, 2017

    Kansas City, MO

    Kansas City Symphony

    MOZART Piano Concerto No.16 in D major, K.451

    Piano Concerto No. 19 in F major, K 459

    June 4, 2017

    Kansas City, MO

    Kansas City Symphony

    MOZART Piano Concerto No.16 in D major, K.451

    Piano Concerto No. 19 in F major, K 459

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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