Vladimir ASHKENAZY

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1937-07-06
Education Moscow Central Sch of Music, Moscow Conservatory (second prize Chopin int piano competition 1955, first prize Brussels int piano competition 1956, first prize Tchaikovsky int piano competition 1962)
Books & Publications Beyond Frontiers (with Jasper Parrott, 1985)
Recreations N/A
Clubs
Style Vladimir Ashkenazy, Esq
Career concert pianist and conductor; studied under Lev Oborin class Moscow Conservatory 1955, debut in the UK with London Symphony Orch 1963, debut solo recital London (Festival Hall) 1963; music dir: Royal Philharmonic Orch London 1987-95, Radio Symphony Orch (now Deutsches Sinfonie-Orchester) Berlin 1989-99, Czech Philharmonic Orch 1998-2003, NHK Symphony Orch Tokyo 2004-07, EU Youth Orchestra 2006-, Sydney Symphony Orch 2009-; Hon RAM 1972; Order of Falcon Iceland 1988
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