The Rostropovich-Vishnevskaya Foundation began its work in Russia after being founded by Mstislav Rostropovich and Galina Vishnevskaya in 1991.
Foundation has been working to improve the health and future of children in Russia since that time. . Following the successful completion of the vaccination initiative against hepatitis B, the Foundation is continuing to focus on modernizing vaccination in the Russian Federation.
Maestro Rostropovich conducts a young orchestra at an orphanage for HIV-positive children in St. Petersburg
The Foundation's current activities in Russia are as follows. Click on each link to learn more about each program.