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Sunday October 17, 2021 — 7:30 PM EST
Emerson Avenue Salonlines Proudly Presents
a Live YouTube Broadcast

Natasha & Zino Bogachek



Igor Veligan


Out of the Mainstream

Music for Two Violins and Viola



Robert Fuchs – Terzetto in E Major, Op. 61, No. 1, in 4 movements

Langsam, mit sinnigem Ausdruck
Lebhaft bewegt, launig
Langsam sehr zart
Lebhaft übermüthig

Antonin Dvorak – 4 Miniatures, Op. 75a


Zino Bogachek – Terzetto in D Minor, in 4 movements

Allegro Moderato
Tempo di Valzer
Adagietto nostalgico
Tempo di Kolomyika


Duo Concertone — Zino and Natasha Bogachek, the husband and wife violin/viola duo, were both born in the former Soviet Union and share many similarities in their lives. They both attended special music schools for gifted children and continued their studies with renowned violinists and master teachers – Natasha in Moscow Conservatory with Prof. A. Vinnitsky and Zino in Lviv Conservatory with Prof. M. Veitzner. At an early age they began concert careers, performing recitals and appearing as  soloists with various orchestras in the former USSR, Europe and the United States. They met and were married after coming to the United States when Natasha was earning an Artist Diploma at Peabody Conservatory with Professors B. Senofsky and H. Greenberg and while Zino received his Master’s Degree from Boston University studying with Professors Y. Mazurkevich and E. Lehner. Duo Concertone was founded in 1997 out of a desire to offer audiences a variety of programs including a lesser-known repertoire of works for two violins. Since then the Duo Concertone has performed numerous recitals throughout the United States and Italy, including the solo appearances with Centennial Philharmonic and Eclipse Chamber Orchestra and recorded for classical music radio stations in Colorado and Tennessee. In 2003 Duo Concertone in collaboration with Vernissage Records released a world premiere recording of Telemann’s Six Sonatas for Two Violins, Op. 2. Praised for their homogeneity and style, Duo Concertone has presented critically acclaimed programs of works taken from three centuries of music. Currently, Zino and Natasha are members of the Washington, D.C. major ensembles, the Washington National Opera Orchestra and the National Symphony Orchestra respectively.

“…flawless technique and a togetherness that is breathtaking” — J. McLellan, The Washington Post

“…excellent musicians who make a very accomplished pairing”  — J.W. Barker, American Record Guide

“…vigorous and thoughtful musicianship” — R. Maxham, Fanfare

Igor Veligan, lecturer in violin, viola, and Chamber Music at the University of the Pacific joined the faculty of the Conservatory of Music in the fall of 2006. He has also been teaching at American River College 2004-2015.He holds a Master Degree in violin performance and chamber music from Odessa State Conservatory.  His teachers included Zoja Istomina and Galina Gritzenko. Mr. Veligan founded the Odessa Conservatory String Quartet, which performed extensively in Ukraine, toured in Freiburg, Germany, Tokyo, and Niigata, Japan.As a chamber musician, Mr. Veligan performs extensively with pianist Natsuki Fukasawa, collaborates with various chamber ensembles and has been a guest violist with the Trio 180. He has also performed as a violist with the Chamber Music Society of Sacramento for the past ten years.  Igor Veligan is an artist faculty member of the Hawaii Performing Art Festival, Orfeo International Music Festival (Italy). He is a cofounder and artistic director of Chamber Music Festival at San Domenico Conservatory.As an orchestra performer Mr. Veligan serves as concertmaster of Pacific Chamber Symphony. He served as a guest concertmaster of the Sacramento Philharmonic and principal violist with the Reno Philharmonic for ten years.In 2013 Igor Veligan along with pianist Natsuki Fukasawa released a  titled “Voices if Eastern Europe” featuring violin and piano sonatas by Enescu, Skoryk and Babadjanian.
Recent solo appearances with symphony orchestra include Bartok Viola Concerto, Prokofiev violin concertos No.1 and No.2 and others.
Mr. Veligan is a founder and violin/viola teacher at the Young Talents Music School. Many of his students are winners of numerous local and state competitions.

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7:30 Sharp! YouTube Performance
8:30 Zoom Reception
9:00 Dessert and wine on the porch


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