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Rostropovichs 75th Birthday Gala Concert
Leading international musicians join the London Symphony Orchestra to celebrate the 75th birthday of the great cellist and conductor Mstislav Rostropovich - "Slava" to his friends. The music ranges from
Musorgsky and Ravel through Prokofiev and Rachmaninov, Bartokand Bernstein , to a birthday commission from Georgian composer Giya Kancheli , featuring violinist Gidon Kremer : 2 Great Slava from 2 GKs. Performers include: Gidon Kremer and Maxim Vengerov (violins),
Yuri Bashmet (viola), Martha Argerich and Evgeny Kissin (pianos), conductors Colin Davis , Mariss Jansons , Zubin Mehta , Krzysztof Penderecki and Seiji Ozawa

Contributors

Conductor:
Mstislav Rostropovich
Unknown:
Bartokand Bernstein
Unknown:
Giya Kancheli
Violinist:
Gidon Kremer
Unknown:
Gidon Kremer
Violins:
Maxim Vengerov
Violins:
Yuri Bashmet
Viola:
Martha Argerich
Pianos:
Evgeny Kissin
Conductors:
Colin Davis
Conductors:
Mariss Jansons
Conductors:
Zubin Mehta
Conductors:
Krzysztof Penderecki
Conductors:
Seiji Ozawa

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