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 (rŏs′trə-pō′vĭch, rə-strə-), Mstislav Leopoldovich 1927-2007.
Russian cellist and conductor of the National Symphony Orchestra in Washington, DC (1977-1994).
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Rostropovich

(ˌrɒstrəˈpəʊvɪtʃ; Russian rəstraˈpɔvitʃ)
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(Biography) Mstislav Leopoldovich (ˈmɪstɪslɑːv; Russian mstiˈslaf leaˈpɔldavitʃ). 1927–2007, Soviet cellist, composer, and conductor; became a US citizen in 1978 after losing Soviet citizenship (restored in 1990)
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As a soloist and chamber musician he has performed across the UK, as well as in France, Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic ( and as an orchestral musician he has worked under conductors such as Sir Roger Norrington, Marin Allsop and Mstislav Rostropovich.
He recently was given his country's top artistic title, People's Honored Artist of Russia, an award that puts him in the company of such fellow recipients as Sergey Prokofiev, Dmitry Shostakovich and Mstislav Rostropovich.
David Oistrakh, violin Mstislav Rostropovich, cello; Sviatoslav Richter, piano; Herbert von Karajan, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra and George Szell, Cleveland Orchestra.
This is not the first time that Bach's cello suites have been filmed; as recently as 1992, Mstislav Rostropovich performed the cycle for homevideo, but those were strictly performance films with added interview footage.
Maharram Huseynov graduated from the music school named after Leonid and Mstislav Rostropovich in Baku and the Musical Academy of Osimo in Italy.
Balancing out these accounts are heartfelt reminiscences by such colleagues as Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, David Oistrakh, and Mstislav Rostropovich.
The thing is, you can practise your part as much as you like, but you still can only really practise together, because it's like a dialogue." Then we go on to enthuse about an ancient BBC television relay of a performance of the Brahms featuring the violinist David Oistrakh and the cellist Mstislav Rostropovich. "Incredible" is the word we both use.
The RNO has made more than 30 recordings for Deutsche Grammophon and PentaTone Classics, with conductors including Mikhail Pletnev, Mstislav Rostropovich, Kent Nagano and Alexander Vedernikov.
As a member of the renowned Westminster Symphonic Choir, she has sung at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center and the Philadelphia Academy of Music, under conductors Leonard Bernstein, Riccardo Muti and Mstislav Rostropovich and others.
Further, Baku will host the 9th Mstislav Rostropovich International Festival onApril23-27.
The composer revised the score, removing the objectionable passages in the 1960s, but it was not heard again in its original form until Mstislav Rostropovich recorded the unexpurgated score in 1978.
Mstislav Rostropovich, the ebullient master cellist who fought for the rights of Soviet-era dissidents and later triumphantly played Bach suites below the crumbling Berlin Wall, has died.