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Emanuel Ax (born June 8, 1949) is Ukrainian-born Polish pianist. June 8 is the 159th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (160th in leap years), with 206 days remaining. ... 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1949 calendar). ...


Born in Lviv, Ukraine (then a constituent republic of the Soviet Union), he began to study the piano at the age of six in Warsaw. When the family moved to North America in 1961 he continued his studies at the Juilliard School under Mieczysław Munz, and earned his B.A. at Columbia University. Motto: Semper fidelis Location Map of Ukraine with Lviv. ... Motto: Contemnit procellas (It defies the storms) Semper invicta (Always invincible) Coordinates: Country Poland Voivodeship Masovian Voivodeship Powiat (County) Gmina (Commune) Warszawa Districts 18 boroughs City Rights turn of the 13th century Government  - Mayor Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz Area  - City 516. ... The Juilliard School is one of the worlds premiere performing arts conservatory located in New York City, it is informally identified as simply Juilliard, and trains in the fields of Dance, Drama, and Music. ... MieczysÅ‚aw Munz (October 31, 1900, Kraków - August 25, 1976) was a Polish-US pianist. ... Columbia University is a private research university in the United States. ...

  • 1974 - Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Competition in Tel Aviv
  • 1979 - Avery Fisher Prize in New York

Ax is a particular supporter of contemporary composers and has given three world premieres in the last few seasons; Century Rolls by John Adams, Seeing by Christopher Rouse and Red Silk Dance by Bright Sheng. He also performs works by such diverse figures as Sir Michael Tippett, Hans Werner Henze, Joseph Schwantner and Paul Hindemith, as well as more traditional composers such as Beethoven, Mozart and Chopin. Tel-Aviv was founded on empty dunes north of the existing city of Jaffa. ... NY redirects here. ... For the Alaska-based postminimalist composer, see John Luther Adams. ... Christopher Rouse (born 15 February 1949 in Baltimore, Maryland) is an American composer. ... Bright Sheng (surname Sheng, born Sheng Liang, Shanghai, China, December 6, 1955) is a Chinese composer of contemporary classical music. ... Sir Michael Kemp Tippett (January 2, 1905 - January 8, 1998) was a British composer. ... Hans Werner Henze (born July 1, 1926 in Gütersloh, Westphalia, Germany) is a composer well known for his left-wing political beliefs. ... Joseph Schwantner (b. ... Paul Hindemith (16 November 1895 – 28 December 1963) was a German composer, violist, violinist, teacher, music theorist and conductor. ... Ludwig van Beethoven Ludwig van Beethoven (baptized December 17, 1770 – March 26, 1827) was a German composer of Classical music, the predominant musical figure in the transitional period between the Classical and Romantic eras. ... Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (January 27, 1756 – December 5, 1791) was one of the most significant and influential of all composers of Western classical music. ... Frédéric François Chopin as portrayed by Eugène Delacroix in 1838. ...


Ax regularly performs duo recitals with cellist Yo-Yo Ma and played quartets with Isaac Stern, Jaime Laredo and Yo-Yo Ma. Though the quartet had to disband in 2001 when Stern died, they recorded works for Sony by Brahms, Fauré, Beethoven, Schumann and Mozart. Yo-Yo Ma (Traditional Chinese: ; Simplified Chinese: ; pinyin: ; family name: Ma) (born October 7, 1955) is a Chinese American cellist, considered one of todays finest practitioners of the cello in the world. ... Isaac Stern (July 21, 1920 – September 22, 2001) is widely considered one of the finest violin virtuosi of the twentieth century. ... Jaime Laredo (born June 7, 1941 in Cochabamba, Bolivia) is a violinist and conductor. ... Yo-Yo Ma (Traditional Chinese: ; Simplified Chinese: ; pinyin: ; family name: Ma) (born October 7, 1955) is a Chinese American cellist, considered one of todays finest practitioners of the cello in the world. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Gabriel Urbain Fauré (May 12, 1845 – November 4, 1924) was a French composer, organist, pianist, and teacher. ... For others with the same name see Robert Schumann (disambiguation). ...


He lives in New York City with his wife, pianist Yoko Nozaki, and has two children, Joseph and Sarah. Nickname: Big Apple, Gotham, NYC, City That Never Sleeps, The Concrete Jungle, The City So Nice They Named It Twice Location in the state of New York Coordinates: Country United States State New York Boroughs The Bronx Brooklyn Manhattan Queens Staten Island Settled 1676 Government  - Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Area...


Awards and Recognitions

Grammy Award for Best Chamber Music Performance: The Grammy Award for Best Chamber Music Performance has been awarded since 1959. ...

Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without orchestra): Yo-Yo Ma (Traditional Chinese: ; Simplified Chinese: ; pinyin: ; family name: Ma) (born October 7, 1955) is a Chinese American cellist, considered one of todays finest practitioners of the cello in the world. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The 28th Grammy Awards were held in 1986. ... 1820 portrait by Joseph Karl Stieler Beethoven redirects here. ... The 29th Grammy Awards were held in 1987. ... Jaime Laredo (born June 7, 1941 in Cochabamba, Bolivia) is a violinist and conductor. ... Isaac Stern (July 21, 1920 – September 22, 2001) is widely considered one of the finest violin virtuosi of the twentieth century. ... The 34th Grammy Awards were held on February 26, 1992. ... The 35th Grammy Awards were held in 1993. ... Richard Stoltzman (born 1942) is an American clarinetist. ... Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (IPA: , baptized Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart) (January 27, 1756 – December 5, 1791) was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical era. ... The 38th Grammy Awards were held on February 28, 1996. ... The Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without orchestra) has been awarded since 1959. ...

  • Emanuel Ax for Haydn: Piano Sonatas, Nos. 32, 47, 53, 59 (1995)
  • Emanuel Ax for Haydn: Piano Sonatas Nos. 29, 31, 34, 35 & 49 (2004)

Portrait by Thomas Hardy, 1792 Franz[1] Joseph Haydn (March 31, 1732 – May 31, 1809) was one of the most prominent composers of the Classical period, and is called by some the Father of the Symphony and Father of the String Quartet. A life-long resident of Austria, Haydn spent... The 37th Grammy Awards were presented March 1, 1995. ... The 46th Grammy Awards were held on the February 8, 2004. ...

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