Robert Oppelt just wrote a story about Mstislav Rostropovich from his time with him in that National Symphony Orchestra:
The great cellist Mistislav Rostropovich just passed away. As he made himself available so freely, many musicians around the world have their own “Slava” stories. I thought I would tell at least one story from my experience with him as Music Director of the National Symphony Orchestra…
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