St Petersburg, The Mussorgsky Hall

An open master-class with Odarka Voshchak. The Harp in the Orchestra: Orchestral Difficulties

Entry is free, but seating capacity is limited

In memory of Yoko Nagae Ceschina


The I Harp Festival Northern Lyre

Born in Lviv to the musicians’ family, Odarka Voshchak graduated from the Moscow Concervatory where she studied under legendary performers, People’s Artists of the USSR, Ksenia Erdeli and Vera Dulova. She then worked at the Ukrainian Television and Radio Orchestra, recording solo works by Handel, C.P.E. Bach, Spohr, Glinka, Fauré, Dvořàček, Damase and other composers.
She collaborated with the composer Valery Kikta, whose first harp work, From Ossian suite (1968), was dedicated to Voshchak and first performed by her. She also gave premiere of Kikta’s concert symphony The Frescos of the Kiev St. Sofia Cathedral (1975).
In 1975 she completed her postgraduate study at the Leningrad Conservatory under Tatiana Tauer. Since 1989 she has been Solo Harp of the Mariinsky Orchestra where she performs harp solos in Don Quixote, La Bayadère, Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, The Nutcracker, The Fountain of Bakhchisarai, Fokine ballets and other works. She participated in many European, Asian and American Mariinsky tours and recordings for the Mariinsky label.
In 2009 she was awarded the title of “Honoured Artist of Russia”.

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