Ансамбль Скрипачей Большого Театра СССР
The USSR Ensemble of 17 violinists existed in 1956-1984. The organizer of the ensemble and its permanent head for over 25 years was an outstanding musician - Yuli Markovich Reentovich (Юлий Реентович). It was the only classic professional violin ensemble in USSR playing accompanied by piano without a conductor and scores. A significant role in the creative team played concertmaster Irina Zaitseva (Ирина Зайцева (2)).
"Мелодия" company released over 100 records of this ensemble.