Celebrating and remembering the fall of the Wall

Music is powerful in many ways, and the great cellist Mstislav Rostropovich wanted to mark a very important moment in human history and in his own life, by flying from Paris to Berlin as soon as he heard the news.   Once at the wall, he borrowed a chair from a guard station and started to play Bach…  here is a news clip from that remarkably moving moment, already twenty years ago.

Rostropovich Plays Bach at the Wall, November 10th. 1989

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