Mstislav Rostropovich

Mstislav Rostropovich was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. He appeared in a number of television specials, including "Rostropovich Performs Haydn" (1976-77), "A Capitol Fourth -- 1986" (PBS, 1985-86) ... Read more »
Born: 03/27/1927 in Soviet Union

Filmography

Actor (15)

The Art of Violin 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

New York Philharmonic Opening Night 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

A Salute to Slava 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

A Capitol Fourth (1992) 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

Frozen Music: The Making of a Concert Hall 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

A Capitol Fourth 1990 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Bernstein at 70 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

A Capitol Fourth -- 1988 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

A Capitol Fourth -- 1986 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

Rostropovich Performs Haydn 1976 - 1977 (TV Show)

Actor
Music (4)

The Limits of Control 2009 (Movie)

("Schubert: 2. Adagio [String Quintet In C, D.956]") (Song Performer)

The National Memorial Day Concert 1992 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Music

Too Beautiful For You 1990 (Movie)

("Sonata for Arpeggione and Piano in A Minor") (Performer)

Boris Godunov 1989 (Movie)

music director (Music)

Biography

Mstislav Rostropovich was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. He appeared in a number of television specials, including "Rostropovich Performs Haydn" (1976-77), "A Capitol Fourth -- 1986" (PBS, 1985-86) and "The National Symphony Orchestra on Stage at Wolf Trap: Rostropovich Conducts Shostakovich" (PBS, 1985-86). He also appeared in "A Capitol Fourth -- 1988" (1987-88), "Bernstein at 70" (PBS, 1988-89) and "A Capitol Fourth 1990" (PBS, 1989-1990). He also contributed to a variety of television specials, including "Carnegie Hall: Live at 100! The Gala Celebration" (1990-91), "Frozen Music: The Making of a Concert Hall" (PBS, 1990-91) and "Soldiers of Music: Rostropovich Returns to Russia" (PBS, 1990-91). He also appeared in "A Capitol Fourth (1992)" (PBS, 1991-92). Rostropovich was most recently credited in the Isaach DeBankolé crime flick "The Limits of Control" (2009). Additionally, he could be seen on a variety of television specials like "The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts" (1992-93), "A Salute to Slava" (PBS, 1994-95) and "New York Philharmonic Opening Night" (PBS, 1999-2000). He also appeared in "The Art of Violin" (PBS, 2001-02). Rostropovich passed away in April 2007 at the age of 80.

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