Ashkenazy’s Complete Concerto Recordings On Decca

 

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Celebrating the 80th birthday of the esteemed pianist and conductor, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Decca is releasing the complete Concerto Recordings of Ashkenazy  – 46 CDs in original jackets – every concerto recording ever made for Decca with Ashkenazy as pianist.

The anthology includes a previously unpublished Mozart concerto, K488, 2 DVDs featuring Ashkenazy’s 1974 recordings with Bernard Haitink of the complete Beethoven Piano Concertos with extra documentary footage and the Beethoven overtures, filmed at the Royal Festival Hall and an extensive booklet with new essays by critic Jed Distler and career-long manager Jasper Parrott.

As well, there are three Beethoven cycles, including the Grammy® award winning recordings with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra under Sir Georg Solti (1973), two Rachmaninov cycles, and the Prokofiev, Brahms, Bartók and Mozart cycles along with recordings of Ashkenazy directing from the piano – the Beethoven cycle with the Cleveland Orchestra and Mozart with the Philharmonia Orchestra.

Released in conjunction with the recording of J S Bach’s French Suites.

 

 
Posted on July 4, 2017 @ 14.45
 

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