Emanuel Ax plays Beethoven’s “Emperor” Piano Concerto in Chicago

July 09, 2013

Tonight at 7:00 on The Evening Concert Emanuel Ax is the piano soloist in Beethoven’s “5th Piano Concerto”, the “Emperor”, with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.  David Robertson conducts. Also on the program, Hindemith’s “Metamorphoses on Themes of Carl Maria von Weber” and Rachmaninoff’s “Symphonic Dances”. 

Tuesday July 9:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
David Robertson, cond.; *Emanuel Ax, piano
HINDEMITH:  Metamorphosis on Themes of Carl Maria von Weber
*BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-Flat Major, Op. 73, Emperor
RACHMANINOV: Symphonic Dances, Op. 45
BEETHOVEN:  Consecration of the House, Op. 124

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