Haydn Cello Concerto No. 2 (Rostropovich-Cadenza)

So Rostropovich takes the Haydn Cello Concerto No. 2 in D major and injects some virtuostic/Prokofiev-esque fury into it as only he can do. You can't deny its pretty awesome.

(cadenza begins at 12:24)

Get the recordings mentioned in this post:

Haydn: Cello Concertos Nos. 1 & 2
By Mstislav Rostropovich