Pianist and conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre, in Tsim Sha Tsui. Picture: Xiaomei Chen

When winning a piano contest meant a bigger flat: Soviet-born Vladimir Ashkenazy on a life in the East and West

For the celebrated musician and conductor, music has been a gift that he cannot imagine living without

Topic |   Classical music

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Pianist and conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre, in Tsim Sha Tsui. Picture: Xiaomei Chen
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