Viennese Musical Traditions
New World Symphony, America's Orchestral Academy
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
Emanuel Ax, piano
Streaming Sunday, January 25, 2009
On Sunday, January 25 the New World Symphony, America's Orchestral Academy, will webcast Viennese Musical Traditions, featuring artistic director and conductor Michael Tilson Thomas and pianist Emanuel Ax. This free, audio-visual webcast is part of the New World Symphony's ongoing efforts to make its presentations accessible to music lovers everywhere. Plunge into the imaginations of two musical giants in this celebration of Viennese tradition. Beethoven's menacing and magnificent Third Piano Concerto comes to life through the interpretation of world-renowned pianist Emanuel Ax, and Brahms' robust First Symphony serves as an apex of genius and craft.