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Vladimir Ashkenazy

Vladimir Davidovich Ashkenazy was born on July 6, 1937, in Nizhny Novgorod (Gorky). His father, named David Ashkenazi, was a popular concert pianist in the Soviet Union. His mother, named Evstolia Grigoryevna (nee Plotnova), was also a musician. Young Ashkenazy studied piano at the Central School of Music in Moscow. In 1952, then 14-year-old, ... See full bio »

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The Tree of Life Soundtrack
Fearless Soundtrack
Pacific Heights Soundtrack
The Family Fang Soundtrack


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 2015 The Family Fang (performer: "Piano Concerto No. 5 in E Flat Major Op. 73 - 'Emperor': 1. Allegro", "Piano Concerto NO. 5 in E Flat Major Op. 73 - Emperor: 2. Adagio Un Poco Mosso" (uncredited))
 2011 The Tree of Life (performer: "Pictures at an Exhibition - Promenade - The Tuileries - Bydio (Piano Version)")
 2008 Adagio sostenuto (performer: "Adagio sostenuto, appassionato e con molto sentimento")
 2006 Copying Beethoven (performer: "Piano Sonata No. 5 in C minor Op. 10", "Piano Sonata No. 32 in C minor Op. 111")
 2001 To kvinder (Short) (performer: "Piano Concerto No. 2, First Movement")
 2000 La captive (performer: "L'ILE DES MORTS, Op 29")
 1999 A Midsummer Night's Dream (performer: "Incidental music")
 1997 Two Girls and a Guy (performer: "Horn Trio in E Flat Maj. Op. 40 - Addagio Mesto", "Horn Trio in E Flat Maj. Op. 40 - Finale: Allegro Con Brio" - as Vladimar Ashkenazy)
 1994 Ulrike Marie Meinhof (Documentary) (writer: "Prelude op.32 no5")
 1994 S.F.W. (performer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 1993 Fearless (performer: "Concerto No.5 in E Flat for Piano and Orchestra")
 1990 Pacific Heights (performer: "MOZART: PIANO CONCERTO #19 IN F, K.459")
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Russian pianist and conductor. He moved with his family to England in 1963 and then to Reykjavik, Iceland, in 1968.

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