On Saturday, December 12, Emanuel Ax and Yo-Yo Ma come together for a three-part streaming event on IDAGIO. Beethoven’s complete sonatas for cello and piano are the musical catalyst for this intimate series featuring reflections on life’s joys and challenges, and plenty of good humor from these lifelong friends.

1. Beginnings: Beethoven’s Early Period & the Origins of a Friendship
Saturday, December 12 at 1:00 pm EST
> Tickets

2. Amid Tears and Sorrow: Finding Hope in Beethoven’s Middle Period
Saturday, December 12 at 4:00 pm EST
> Tickets

3. Looking Back: Beethoven’s Late Period and 40 Years of Friendship
Saturday, December 12 at 7:00 pm EST
> Tickets

Tickets are $10 per performance. Purchase tickets for any two events and you will automatically receive FREE access to the 3rd. The 3rd ticket will appear automatically in your account when you purchase any two events in the music and conversation series.

All performances will stream live from WGBH’s Fraser Studio in Boston, USA, at the times indicated and will be available to watch on demand until 9:00 pm EST on Sunday, December 20.