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Temple Emanu-El
2 Lake Street San Francisco, CA 94118
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Quotes & Highlights

To learn more about the Russian Chamber Orchestra, visit the ensemble’s website.



Bach: Piano Concerto in D Minor, BWV 1052

Borodin: Nocturne

Mozart: Violin Concerto #5, K.219

Shostakovich: Andante from Piano Concerto #2

The Russian Chamber Orchestra was founded in 1992 by its music director and conductor Alexander Vereshagin. Vereshagin was educated in the Glinka Capella and continued his studies at the Leningrad National Conservatory before joining their prestigious faculty in 1972. He brings to the United States a vast conducting experience from the Music Theater of St. Petersburg Conservatory, the Philharmonic of St. Petersburg, the St. Petersburg Capella, the Chamber Orchestra “Mozarteum,” the Chamber Orchestra of the Kirov Opera and as founding conductor of the Smolniy Cathedral Concert Series.

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