Pianist Emanuel Ax and ASO Musicians to Perform Chamber Recital, 11/29
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by BWW News Desk
Pianist Emanuel Ax will join Atlanta Symphony Orchestra musicians for a pre-concert chamber music recital -prior to the Orchestra's subscription performance- on Thursday, November 29, 2012, at 6:45 p.m. ASO Insider and Program Annotator Ken Meltzer will host the recital, which will feature a complete performance of Brahms's Piano Quintet in F minor. Mr. Ax will be joined by Concertmaster David Coucheron, Principal Second Violin David Arenz, PrincipAl Viola Reid Harris, and Principal Cello Christopher Rex. The recital will take place in Atlanta Symphony Hall, and is free and open to all ticket holders for the November 29–December 1, 2012, concerts. Concert tickets must be shown at entry.
Following the recital, Music Director Robert Spano will lead the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra in Sibelius's Symphonies No. 6 and No. 7. Mr. Ax will join the Orchestra for Brahms's Piano Concerto No. 2. The subscription program will repeat on November 30 and December 1, 2012, at 8:00 p.m. in Atlanta Symphony Hall.