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Washington Performing Arts presents Itzhak Perlman, violin and Emanuel Ax, piano

Washington Performing Arts presents Itzhak Perlman, violin and Emanuel Ax, piano

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 7:00 PM

Patron Update 9/23: Please note that Tuesday, May 10, 2016, is the new date for WPA's presentation of Itzhak Perlman and Emanuel Ax in concert, rescheduled from September 28, 2015, due to Mr. Perlman's emergency gallbladder surgery.

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Patron Note: The performance by Itzhak Perlman and Emanuel Ax, originally scheduled for Monday, Sep. 28 in the Concert Hall, has been rescheduled for Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 7 p.m.

If you purchased your tickets through the Kennedy Center, tickets for the new date have been mailed to you. If you purchased tickets through WPA, the WPA Ticket Services Office (202-785-9727) has sent replacement tickets to you.

Washington Performing Arts Stars Series
Itzhak Perlman, violin
Emanuel Ax, piano

With numerous awards and honors between them, these celebrated statesmen of the classical music world prove their wit and charm are ever present, performing sonatas by Mozart, Fauré, Strauss, and other selections to be announced from the stage. Itzhak Perlman has "perfect control... creating exquisite renderings, one after another" (Seattle Times), while Emanuel Ax's plush tone and intense focus create the sensation of floating in air and yet being somehow rooted to the earth" (Los Angeles Times). 

Performance Timing: Part One - 50 min.; Intermission - 18 min.; Part Two - 55 min.