Rostropovich


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Rostropovich

Mstislav Leopoldovich . born 1927, Soviet cellist, composer, and conductor; became a US citizen in 1978 after losing Soviet citizenship (restored in 1990)
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The co-performance with Ozawa was initiated by Rostropovich, who said he was encouraged by the ''no necktie'' summit between Hashimoto and Yeltsin last November that spurred the ongoing bilateral efforts toward signing a peace treaty.
Rostropovich is dazzling in the cello concerto and much better disciplined than in his later performances, perhaps because the composer was at the recording sessions in 1959 with the great Philadelphia Orchestra under Eugene Ormandy captured in excellent stereo sound.
A BBC TV team arrived in Moscow to make a film with Rostropovich, but couldn't find him.
Cellist-conductor Mstislav Rostropovich opines that Khachaturian was arguably the hardest hit of the three giants by the denunciations and subsequent imposed exile in Armenia--a journey he then turned to his artistic advantage.
Ozawa is the second foreign member to be inducted to the academy's music composition category after cellist Mstislav Rostropovich, they said.
ROSTROPOVICH and Colonel Braxton encouraged hopes of a Cheltenham challenge in March as they opened their jumping accounts at Naas yesterday.
Bought by trainer Mouse Morris out of the Aidan O'Brien stable for 180,000 guineas on behalf of a four-strong syndicate at the Newmarket Sales in October, Rostropovich drifted out in the betting to 6-1 for the Allen Foxe Estates Maiden Hurdle.
Following his opera La Celestine (based on the dialogue-novel by Fernando de Rojas and jointly commissioned by the Opera de Paris and Radio France--and incidentally, the last new work to be premiered at the Palais Gamier in June 1988), Ohana managed to complete not only several chamber works, including his third string quartet Sorgin-Ngo, but a clutch of choral works (all recorded by the Groupe Vocale Musicatreize and Roland Hayrabedian on Opus 111 [OPS 30-109, 1994] and Calliope [CAL 9876, 1991] and a commission from Mstislav Rostropovich for Ohana's second cello concerto, In Dark and Blue (recorded by Sonia Wieder-Atherton and the Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg, conducted by Arturo Tamayo on Timpani [1C1039, 1997]).
At the Curragh, Aidan O'Brien has his usual army of runner and Kylemore, Leopard Spot, Turnberry Isle and Rostropovich look four likely winners for the Master of Ballydoyle.
Vasiliev urged an end to the infighting and artistic stagnation at the theater; he spoke of rejuvenating the Bolshoi by inviting such choreographers as Maurice Bejart and Jiri Kylian, directors such as Franco Zefferelli, conductors such as Mstislav Rostropovich, and all the artists who had left the theater in protest.