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Arts & Context: Emanuel Ax

Date

Oct 19 2018

Time

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Location

Nelson Music Room

1304 Campus Dr, Durham, NC 27708

Arts & Context - Emanuel Ax

Emanuel Ax With Anthony Kelley

An Arts & Context Discussion

Celebrated classical pianist and seven-time GRAMMY winner Emanuel Ax discusses his remarkable life, career, and collaborations, including with frequent recital partner cellist Yo Yo Ma. Moderated by Anthony Kelley (Duke Department of Music). Ax will give a solo recital, his first performance in Durham since 2014, on the evening of Saturday, October 20.

Free and open to the public. Arts & Context is co-sponsored by Duke Performances, the Department of Music, and the Forum for Scholars and Publics at Duke University.

Speakers

Emanuel Ax

Widely recognized as one of the world’s preeminent pianists, Emanuel Ax was born in Lvov, Poland, and performs in recital and with major symphony orchestras around the world. He appears regularly at the BBC Proms, Blossom Festival, Edinburgh Festival, Hollywood Bowl, Mostly Mozart Festival, the Tanglewood Festival, and Ravinia Festival,…...

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Anthony M. Kelley

Duke University

Anthony Kelley joined the Duke University music faculty in 2000 after serving as Composer-in-Residence with the Richmond Symphony for three years under a grant from Meet the Composer, Inc. He received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Duke University, and he earned a Ph.D. in Musical Composition from the University…...

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