Natl. Symphony Sets Rostropovich Trib...

Natl. Symphony Sets Rostropovich Tribute

There are 1 comment on the The Associated Press story from May 11, 2007, titled Natl. Symphony Sets Rostropovich Tribute . In it, The Associated Press reports that:

The cellists of the National Symphony will open a tribute concert to cellist Mstislav 'Slava' Rostropovich, the orchestra's former music director who died in his native Russia last week at 80.

The free concert, scheduled for May 19 at the Kennedy Center, will begin with an ensemble arrangement of the Sarabande from Bach's D major suite for unaccompanied cello.

The program, with music director Leonard Slatkin leading the orchestra, will include the Largo from Symphony No. 5 by Shostakovich, whom Rostropovich considered as his musical father. Read more

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#1 May 11, 2007
Great idea.

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