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   The musicians performing here are widely known as the leading soloists of the world-famous "Moscow Virtuosi" Chamber Orchestra.
   Yuri Gandelsman, violist, was born in 1951.  He was educated at the Gnessins Musical Pedagogical College and Institute, where he studied in professor Genrikh Talalyan's class.  Prior to 1982, Gandelsman was playing in the Moscow Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra.
   Boris Garlitsky, violinist, was a student of Yuri Yankelevich and Vladimir Sivakov, laureate of the N. Paganini Competition in Genoa.  Garlitsky is a founder of the ensemble.  He has performed with the "Moscow Virtuosi" in Moscow, Leningrad, Vienna, Madrid, Tokyo, Munich, and Los Angeles.
   Evgeni Kovalevsky, double-bass player, performs together with his teacher, Grigori Kovalevsky.
   Violinist/conductor, Amayak Duraryan is Boris Belenky's student and a founder of both the Armenian Chamber Orchestra and the Moscow Virtuosi Orchestra.

G. Handel

   Concerto for Viola and Orchestra in B minor
   (orchestration by H. Casadesus)
   1. Allegro moderato - 5:33
   2. Andante ma non troppo - 4:30
   3. Allegro molto - 5:04

K. Stamitz

   Concert Symphony for Violin, Viola Orchestra in D major
   4. Allegro moderato - 9:17
   5. Romance - 5:21
   6. Rondeau - 4:37

B. Britten

   7. Lachrymae,
       reflections on a concert of J. Dowland for viola and chamber orchestra - 15:18

G. Bottesini

   8. Grand Concert Duet for Violin, Double-Bass and Orchestra - 14:24

             Total time - 64:04

Yuri Gandelsman, viola
Boris Garlitsky, violin
Evgeni Kovalevsky, double-bass
"Moscow Virtuosi" Chamber Orchestra
Amayak Durgaryan, conductor