Mstislav Rostropovich: A Romantic Portrait – Concertos by Dvorák, Schumann & Tchaikovsky

Cello Concertos by Dvorák & Schumann, plus Tchaikovsky's Pezzo Capriccioso in B minor

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COMPOSERS: Dvorak,Schumann,Tchaikowsky
LABELS: Praga Digitals
ALBUM TITLE: Mstislav Rostropovich: A Romantic Portrait
WORKS: Cello Concertos; plus Tchaikovsky: Pezzo Capriccioso in B minor**
PERFORMER: Rostropovich (cello); various orchestras
CATALOGUE NO: DSD 350 112 (hybrid CD/SACD) (1957-64)

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Despite some orchestral heaviness, this Dvorák glows with sincerity. The Schumann is ardent and virile in the tradition of Casals. Helen Wallace