A press conference dedicated to the appearance of the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO), USA at the VIII Mstislav Rostropovich International Festival will be held on the 28th March at the TASS Information Agency

It is the first NSO's appearance in Moscow since 1993 when it gave its epoch-making concert in Red Square under the baton of Mstislav Rostropovich, NSO's Music Director for 17 years, as part of the Russian tour. The appearance of one of the major US orchestras at the Mstislav Rostropovich Festival is an event which importance goes far beyond the world of music as it has a universal cultural impact.

The press conference will be attended by:
Olga Rostropovich, Artistic Director of the Mstislav Rostropovich International Festival;
Debora Rutter, President of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts;
Nurit Bar-Josef, NSO's Concertmaster;
Bill Foster, NSO's cellist who performed with the orchestra under Mstislav Rostropovich.

The press conference starts at 2pm.
For accreditation please call Mstislav Rostropovich Festival's press office at: +7 (495) 637-31-78; or mail at: opera-centre@mail.ru

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