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Arts & Context: Emanuel Ax in Conversation

October 19th, 2018
6:00 PM


Arts & Context


Friday, October 19, 2018
6 pm - 7 pm


Nelson Music Room
East Duke Building
Duke's East Campus
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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).

Free and open to the public.

Ax will give a solo recital, his first performance in Durham since 2014, on the evening of Saturday, October 20. Tickets and full program info are available HERE.


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

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 ...

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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 ...

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