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Ashkenazy

Vladimir. born 1937, Soviet-born Icelandic pianist and conductor
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While Ashkenazy's credentials as a Beethovenian are firmly established, both as pianist and conductor, as seen in the crisp and virile performance of Beethoven's overture, The Creatures of Prometheus, that opened the concert, his Mahler was an unknown quantity.
Under Ashkenazy's metronomic guidance their adagio was rich and forceful and the closing allegro provided a rip-roaring tidal wave of sound.
Equally moving was the collabo ration of the great conductor/pianist Ashkenazy with the pianistic young lion Evgeny Kissin in Prokofiev's perennially fresh, spring-like Third Piano Concerto.
Of course Ashkenazy has a lifetime association with the music of Rachmaninov, both at the keyboard and on the podium, and is one of the composer's most distinguished exponents.
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Mildly enjoyable also are Blake's homages to other composers - Rachmaninov in the Romanza in B-flat minor (written for Ashkenazy), Debussy in a Dance from the ballet Eva, and the Chopinesque Study in D minor.
EMI, on the other hand, have Beecham, Karajan, Furtwangler, Klemperer, Barbirolli, Previn, Ashkenazy, Cluytens, Kleiber, Bernstein, Giulini, Walter, Szell, Menuhin, Muti, Lipatti, Perlman, Rostropovich, Pollini, the list goes on and on.
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CLASSICAL: Russian pianist Nikolai Demidenko is a late replacement for Vladimir and Vovka Ashkenazy in this recital.
The veteran Russian-born Vladimir Ashkenazy will be wielding the baton, and the highly rated Canadian-born James Ehnes will be the soloist in the Mozart.
Vladimir Ashkenazy drew lively, well-balanced support from the Philharmonia, who, apart from one miserable desk of first violinists, joined enthusiastically in the applause.
I wish I could say the performances are all that special, but while they are excellent, so are probably the performances you already own, at least if you already have Ashkenazy, Kovacevich, Perahia, or their like.