Vladimir Ashkenazy in a series of legendary recitals, filmed by Christopher Nupen's camera. He performs here the Beethoven last five sonatas as well as milestones from the Chopin repertoire. Beethoven and especially Chopin are two composers which Ashkenazy never stopped performing and recording during his long-time career, from the year 1956 when at the early age of 19 he was awarded the second prize at Chopin Competition, until now.
Frederic Chopin: 24 preludes
Beethoven: sonatas No. 28 and No. 30
Frederic Chopin: Two Nocturnes, Sonata No. 3
Beethoven, The last two Sonatas (Opus 110 and 111)