Mstislav Rostropovich With Edo DeWaart And The San Francisco Symphony Play Music Of Mozart, Dvorak, Rimsky-Korsakov And Tchaikovsky – 1979 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

The legendary Rostropovich this week, playing Dvorak.

The legendary Rostropovich this week, playing Dvorak.

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – S.F. Symphony – DeWaart – Rostropovich – Feb. 20, 1979 – Part 1

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – S.F. Symphony – DeWaart – Rostropovich – Feb. 20, 1979 – Part 2

Back to rarities this week. A concert by the San Francisco Symphony led by its then-Music Director Edo DeWaart and featuring the legendary Russian Cellist Mstislav Rostropovich in music of Mozart, Dvorak, Rimsky-Korsakov and Tchaikovsky.

No premiers or new works – pretty much meat-and-potatoes this week. But Rostropovich is more than worth the price of admission alone.

Here’s what’s on the players:

San Francisco Symphony
Edo DeWaart, cond.
Mstislav Rostropovich, Cello

Broadcast – Feb. 20, 1979

Part 1 (Top Player)

1. Mozart – Overture to Don Giovanni
2. Dvorak: Cello Concerto in B Minor – (Rostropovich, cello)

Part 2 (Bottom Player)

1. Rimsky-Korsakov: Russian Easter Overture
2. Tchaikovsky: Fantasy Overture: Romeo & Juliet

It should nicely qualify for Anti-Road Rage Wednesday.

Relax and enjoy.

 

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2 Responses

  1. Jean Thorel says:

    Thanks Gordon for this delightful program.
    HAPPY CHINESE NEW YEAR from Singapore !!!!