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Ax and answer

I feel like I should have been able to have come up with a better pun. Hmmm.

Oh well. Soldiering on. This week’s BSO concert is “Emanuel Ax,” with Emanuel Ax in the titular role. I’m assuming he’ll be playing the Brahms first piano concerto, because Britten’s The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra guides past the piano and I haven’t a bloody clue what this “new work” by this “Osvaldo Golijov” is about. Perhaps he’ll chime in and tell us? It’s happened before.

Golijov has a Wikipedia page, anyway — that means you’re big,y’know. It says he’s Argentinean of Russian extraction, so… Piazzolla meets Prokofiev? It’s certainly alliterative. I’m intrigued!

But then I probably had you at Emanuel Ax. Go Thursday, June 2 at 8 pm at Strathmore (free pre-concert lecture!), or at the Meyerhoff on Friday, June 3 at 8 pm, Saturday, June 4 at 8 pm, and Sunday, June 5 at 3 pm.


About Jenn

Despite being the former digital marketing intern at the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Jenn German does not like Mozart. Beethoven could've totally beaten him up. Also she has an arts management graduate degree from American University, but this changes nothing.


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