Lenny and Slava in Paris this week.

Leonard Bernstein And Mstislav Rostropovich With The French National Orchestra – Live – 1976 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Lenny and Slava in Paris this week.

Lenny and Slava in Paris this week.

Click on the link here for Audio Player – French National Orchestra conducted by Leonard Bernstein w/Mstislav Rostropovich – 1976 – Part 1

Click on the link here for Audio Player – French National Orchestra conducted by Leonard Bernstein w/Mstislav Rostropovich – 1976 – Part 2

Over to Paris this week for a classic concert from 1976 featuring the French National Orchestra conducted by Leonard Bernstein with Mstislav Rostropovich, cello.

The concert was re-broadcast in 1984 as a celebration of the FNO’s then-upcoming tour of the U.S.

Here’s what’s on the players:

French National Orchestra – November 1976

Leonard Bernstein, guest conductor

Mstislav Rostropovich, cello

Part 1 (Top Player)

  1. Milhaud – Le Creation du Monde
  2. Schumann – Cello Concerto in A Minor – w/Rostropovitch

Part 2 (Bottom Player)

1.Bloch – Schelomo – w/Rostropovitch

2.Milhaud – Le Boeuf sur le toit

3. (encore) Milhaud – Corcovado from Suadades do Brasil

One of the great pairings on the concert stage (and recording studio). Legendary performances by legendary performers.

Enjoy.

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  1. centuri says:

    THX for this concert……..I do remember it as well as 2 other programs with Lenny and ONF : the 1st one devoted to Berlioz (Harold+Fantastique) and the 2d (St Saëns-Franck-Roussel)……….were GREAT moments, all of them !

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