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Mozart: Clarinet Concerto & Piano Quintet, K. 452 / Ashkenazy, Czech Philharmonic


Release Date: 01/05/2018 
Label:  Paladino Music   Catalog #: 91  
Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Dimitri AshkenazyVladimir AshkenazyFranziska van OoyenMartin Roos,   ... 
Conductor:  Vladimir Ashkenazy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Vladimir and Dimitri Ashkenazy – an exceptional father-son relationship. Two exceptionally beautifully pieces, performed by two exceptional musicians – that is the idea behind this new paladino release. “I consider it to be the best [thing] that I have written in my life”, Mozart informed his father on 19 April 1784 after the premiere of his E Flat Major Quintet. An audience will probably never have such a definite opinion. Walter Kläy, as an example, has written the following about the clarinet concerto: "It is amongst the most beautiful music that Mozart composed and represents a degree of perfection that cannot be understood analytically." Vladimir Ashkenazy remains one of the most eminent musicians of the twentieth and Read more early twenty-first centuries. This album represents his 80th birthday recording. His son Dimitri has been jetting around the globe for over two decades performing his solo repertoire and playing alongside chamber ensembles. He is effectively following after his father’s legacy, while still blazing his own path. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Clarinet in A major, K 622 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Dimitri Ashkenazy (Clarinet)
Conductor:  Vladimir Ashkenazy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
2.
Quintet for Piano and Winds in E flat major, K 452 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano), Dimitri Ashkenazy (Clarinet), Franziska van Ooyen (Oboe),
Martin Roos (French Horn), Otis Klöber (Bassoon)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1784; Vienna, Austria 

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