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Ax/Mozart Piano Concerto No. 14

Thursday–Sunday

October 15, 2020, 8:00 PM ET
– October 18, 2020, 11:00 PM ET

 

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Performance Details

Yannick Nézet-Séguin Conductor
Emanuel Ax Piano

Hunt Climb—World Premiere—Philadelphia Orchestra Commission
Mozart Piano Concerto No. 14, K. 449
Brahms Serenade No. 2   

Mozart was the greatest pianist of his time, so it is only appropriate that the legendary Emanuel Ax join Yannick and the Orchestra to interpret his Piano Concerto No. 14. This spellbinding work is intriguingly set up by the world premiere of Jessica Hunt’s Climb, a letter-through-time to Beethoven expressing her gratitude for his work. The performance concludes with Brahms’s celebrated Serenade No. 2. Brahms first shared the completed work with Clara Schumann who delighted in the serenade and played through her favorite passages at the piano again and again.

Live Post-Concert Chat with Emanuel Ax
Ticket holders will be invited to join a live post-concert chat with Emanuel Ax in the Digital Lobby after the performance premiere on Thursday, October 15.

Please note: All Digital Stage events begin with a performance premiere, streaming in real time. Following the performance premiere, the concert will be available for ticket holders to watch on demand for 72 hours.

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Lead support for the Digital Stage is provided by:

Elaine W. Camarda and A. Morris Williams, Jr.
The CHG Charitable Trust
The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation
Innisfree Foundation
Gretchen and M. Roy Jackson
Neal W. Krouse
John H. McFadden and Lisa D. Kabnick
Leslie A. Miller and Richard B. Worley
Ralph W. Muller and Beth B. Johnston
William Penn Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Shaw
Waterman Trust
Constance and Sankey Williams
Wyncote Foundation