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.
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,…...Read More
Professor of the Practice in the Department of Music at Duke University, Anthony Kelley joined the Duke 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…...Read More