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Vladimir Davidovich Ashkenazy (born July 6, 1937) is a Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist.

Vladimir Davidovich Ashkenazy (born July 6, 1937) is a Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist. Since 1972 he has been a citizen of Iceland, his wife Þórunn's country of birth. In 1970, he helped to found the Reykjavík Arts Festival, of which he remains Honorary President. Since 1978, because of his many obligations in Europe, he and his family have resided in Meggen, near Lucerne in Switzerland. He is currently Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. His son is clarinetist Dimitri Ashkenazy who has also performed with his father in Sydney and across Europe and Canada.

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    Vladimir Ashkenazy

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    The BBC films on this DVD showcase Vladimir Ashkenazy at the height of his powers in a uniquely small-scale and intimate setting....
  1. Vladimir Ashkenazy
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    Vladimir Ashkenazy

    £ 16.50

    The BBC films on this DVD showcase Vladimir Ashkenazy at the height of his powers in a uniquely small-scale and intimate setting. Ashkenazy has said that his ‘aim is to be a servant to bring music to life’, and he performs with characteristic humility here in wonderfully subtle accounts of piano works by Schubert and Schumann, highlighting the beauty and poetry of these early-Romantic masterpieces. More details

 

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