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Soldiers of Music
Soldiers of Music

SOLDIERS OF MUSIC

Soldiers of Music: Rostropovich Returns to Russia

Directed by Albert Maysles, Bob Eisenhardt, Susan Froemke, Peter Gelb
United States, 1991
Documentary

Synopsis

This film is an account, in verite style, of what happened when Rostropovich, along with his wife, the renowned soprano Galina Vishnevskaya, returned to the country that had stripped them of all rights to perform, demolishing their careers because they had dared to shelter and defend Solzhenitsyn.

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Synopsis

This film is an account, in verite style, of what happened when Rostropovich, along with his wife, the renowned soprano Galina Vishnevskaya, returned to the country that had stripped them of all rights to perform, demolishing their careers because they had dared to shelter and defend Solzhenitsyn.