Britten Piece for Rostropovich, Weds. @5 PM
They seemed opposite: Mstislav Rostropovich, the fiery Soviet cellist, Benjamin Britten the cool-tempered English composer. But they shared uncompromising convictions about social issues and musical genius. On Wednesday's Performance Today Coleman Itzkoff, - PT"s Young Artist in Residence - brings to life music that Britten wrote for Rostropovich.