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Dimitri Ashkenazy

Iceland
Clarinet

“Wonderfully sensitive and songlike expression” Münchner Abendzeitung

 

Dimitri Ashkenazy performs internationally as both a soloist and chamber musician. He has appeared with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Czech Philharmonic Orchestra and the Japan Philharmonic. In 2014, Ashkenazy made his BBC Proms debut, performing Sir Peter Maxwell Davies’ Strathclyde Concerto No. 4 with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra as part of the composer’s 80th birthday celebrations.

 

An active chamber musician, he has performed with Cristina Ortiz, Maria João Pires, the Kodály and Faust Quartets and of course his brother Vovka and his father Vladimir Ashkenazy. Ashkenazy has made numerous CDs, radio and television recordings, and been invited to give master classes throughout Europe and in Japan, Australia and the USA.