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Vladimir Ashkenazy: The Vital Juices are Russian

Celebrated film-maker Christopher Nupen's 1968 profile of renowned Russian pianist Vladimir Ashkenazy charts a crucial turning point in Ashkenazy's life and career. Having lived in London for five years after leaving the Soviet Union, he and his Icelandic wife Thorunn decided to move to Iceland.

The film is a closely-observed account of one of the most demanding and rewarding of all professions and examines the talent and trials of one of classical music's greats.

1 hour

Last on

Fri 17 Oct 2008 19:30