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NSO remembers Rostropovich and Dutilleux

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David Hardy, principal cello of the National Symphony Orchestra, grew up admiring and listening to recordings by Mstislav Rostropovich. In honor of his hero, he will perform Henri Dutilleux's "Tout un monde lointain" ("A whole world distant") composed for Rostropovich and premiered by him in 1970. Rostropovich loved the piece so much that, after becoming the NSO music director, he performed it...

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