Week of March 15, 2010
Sydney Symphony Orchestra
Vladimir Ashkenazy, conductor
Janine Jansen, violin
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DVORAK: Violin Concerto in A minor
SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 10 in E minor
JOEY ROUKENS: Un Cuadro de Yucatan (a violin caprice) -Janine Jansen, violin (Radio Netherlands 92120)
MIKHAIL IPPOLITOV-IVANOV: Caucasian Sketches, Suite No. 2, Op. 42 "Iveria" -Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Christopher Lyndon Gee, conductor (Marco Polo 220369)
Vladimir Ashkenazy and Dmitri Shostakovich both suffered under the hands of their old USSR bosses. Ashkenazy got out, but Shostakovich stayed. When Ashkenazy conducts Shostakovich's music today, it is with a fury you can feel.
Vladimir Ashkenazy conducting Shostakovich's Symphony No. 10
Interview of Ashkenazy on Shostakovich
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