My father Slava - by Elena Rostropovich

Elena Rostropovich

Accompanist, assistant, daughter: Elena Rostropovich saw her father Mstislav from a uniquely intimate perspective. Marking what would have been the great cellist's 90th birthday in March, she shares some enduring memories with Peter Quantrill

You are moments away from reading great content from The Strad

This article is exclusively available to members of The Strad community. 
JOIN HERE FOR FREE. Already a member, please SIGN IN.

Strad product montage

What you get:

  • Exclusive content including previews of the latest magazine articles
  • Access to our ever-growing library of features and resources
  • Our weekly newsletters with news, views and videos from the string world
  • To be part of the discussion by commenting on articles
  • The latest exclusive offers from The Strad and The Strad Shop