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Emanuel Ax, Beethoven, and The Year 1917, at Lincoln Center
Thursday December 1, 2022, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
One event on Friday December 2, 2022 at 2:00 pm
One event on Saturday December 3, 2022 at 8:00 pm
Rafael Payare Conductor
Emanuel Ax Piano
Still Darker America
Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 2
Shostakovich Symphony No. 12,
Emanuel Ax performs Beethoven’s vivacious Piano Concerto No. 2. Still’s Darker America explores themes of sorrow, hope, and prayer in the lives of Black Americans. Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 12 gives a dramatic musical account of the Russian Revolution of 1917, and is played by our Orchestra for the first time on these concerts. Rafael Payare conducts.