Album Review: From Darkness To Light/ Hewgill/ Ashkenazy/ Decca
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Album Review: From Darkness To Light/ Hewgill/ Ashkenazy/ Decca

From Darkness to Light is a new single CD release from Decca Classics on which cellist Catherine Hewgill and conductor and pianist Vladimir Ashkenazy perform the cello sonatas of Prokofiev and Shostakovich followed by Rachmaninov’s Vocalise.  The pairing of the sonatas is undeniably suitable on many counts. Hewgill and Ashkenazy have collaborated closely over many…

Hewgill And Ashkenazy Make Their Debut Recording For Decca
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Hewgill And Ashkenazy Make Their Debut Recording For Decca

Two of Sydney’s favourite musicians, Sydney Symphony Orchestra Principal Cellist Catherine Hewgill and Vladimir Ashkenazy have made their debut recording together. With the title From Darkness to Light, the recording was made over two days in October 2016 and will be released on the Decca label on 3 November 2017. Vladimir Ashkenazy swaps his conductor’s baton…

Ashkenazy’s French Suites By Bach On Decca
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Ashkenazy’s French Suites By Bach On Decca

Vladimir Ashkenazy, pianist and conductor turns 80 in July – and to celebrate this milestone Decca is releasing his recording of the six French Suites by J S Bach, complete on a single CD, available on July. 14, 2017 The tracks: JS Bach/ French Suites [1]-[5] Suite No. 1 in D minor BWV 812 [6]-[11]…