9 noiembrie 2014 – 25 de ani de la căderea Zidului Berlinului
Video: Marele violoncelist al secolului al XX-lea, Mstislav Rostropovich, interpretând ”Sarabande” din Suita a doua pentru violoncel a lui Bach lângă Zidul Berlinului.
One morning in November of 1989, Mstislav Rostropovich was listening to the radio in his apartment in Paris when he heard a news report that crowds of freedom-hungry demonstrators were gathered at the Berlin Wall. Without hesitation, the great world-renowned cellist phoned a friend who owned a private jet and arranged to fly immediately to Berlin. When they arrived at the Wall, Rostropovich made his way to the spot known as “Checkpoint Charlie” – to him the ideal spot for an impromptu solo concert. There was only one problem – no place to sit! So Rostropovich’s friend “borrowed” a chair from one of the guards. Rostropovich sat down and began to play Bach’s Second Suite for cello, the “Sarabande’.
Suitele pentru violoncel solo ale lui Bach sunt niște bijuterii ale muzicii clasice, fiind printre cele mai interpretate compoziții pentru violoncel. Sunt foarte relaxante și potrivite pentru a ieși din rutină preț de câteva minute.