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The Melodiya Chamber Ensemble

Works by Eccles, Bach and Spohr
They were each Moscow born, were celebrated as child prodigies, attended that city’s School for Musically Gifted Children and later graduated with honors from the Tchaikovsky Conservatory of Music, won international music competitions, and went on to become principal musicians in the Bolshoi Theatre Orchesta, she as the harpist and he on the viola. Now Sergey Rakitchenkov and Olga Ortenberg-Rakitchenkov, both currently with the San Francisco Opera Orchestra, bring their sublime musical communication to O1C in a return engagement as the man-and-wife duo, Melodiya