Vladimir Ashkenazy: Principal Conductor and Artistic Adviser of Sydney Symphony; Music Director of European Union Youth Orchestra; Conductor Laureate of Philharmonia Orchestra;
Conductor Laureate of NHK Symphony Orchestra; Conductor Laureate of Iceland Symphony Orchestra.
Vladimir Ashkenazy has been one of the greatest pianists of our time. Presently, he continues recording for Decca. Vladimir Ashkenazy's most recent releases of Rachmaninov’s Piano Sonata No. 1 and Variations on a Theme of Chopin received a high international praise.
As a conductor, Vladimir Ashkenazy has been regarded one of the most prolific and sought-after artists of the past 20 years.