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MEETING IN MADRID FOR HIS 20 YEARS OF CAREER

28 November 2017

Arcadi Volodos has celebrated his 20 years of career in a very special event that took place on November 27 in the Manuel de Falla Hall of the Real Conservatorio Superior de Música de Madrid, which was attended by around 200 people.

During the event, Volodos has shared his thoughts in a talk with Jesús Ruíz Mantilla, journalist and writer; and Patrick Alfaya, Director of Quincena Musical and Artistic Director of Fundación Scherzo. Later, he gave a master class about ‘Ballade n.2’ by Liszt to Sergio de Gracia, one of the students of the conservatory.

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WINNER OF THE ‘DIAPASON D’OR 2017’ AWARD

24 November 2017

Arcadi Volodos has been awarded with the 'Diapason D'Or 2017' prize for the best piano album due to 'Volodos Plays Brahms' (Sony Classical), the acclaimed record he has released on April 7.

Volodos has received the award, one of the most prestigious at international level and presented by the french magazine 'Diapason', in the course of the official ceremony on November 22 at the Radio House in Paris.

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RECOGNIZED WITH THE ‘EDISON KLASSIEK 2017’ PRIZE

24 November 2017

Arcadi Volodos has received the ‘Edison Klassiek Award’, the most prestigious musical award in Holland, in the category of instrumental soloist for his latest album 'Volodos Plays Brahms'. The event took place during his presence on the TV programme 'Podium Witteman' (NPO 2) on November 19.

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‘Volodos Plays Brahms’, the last CD recording

24 November 2017

His ninth album ‘Volodos Plays Brahms’ (Sony Classical) was released on April 7 to great acclaim of both public and critics. In fact, Volodos has received the Diapason D’Or and the Edisson Klassiek awards due to this recording.

“I was very attracted to the latest works of Brahms. I have performed these pieces in recent years, time required to internalise them in my soul. It was the right time to record his deepest compositions, his most incredible pages”, says the russian pianist about ‘Volodos Plays Brahms’.

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