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Red Star Red Army Chorus and Dance Ensemble China Tour
Published on Nov 28, 2012
Dates: January 4-6, 2013
Venue: Opera House of NCPA
Prices: 180, 280, 380, 600, 700, 780, 880, 1080
Features: On January 4th-6th, the magnificent Russian troupe, the Red Star Red Army Chorus and Dance Ensemble will set up their 2013 China tour and perform at Opera house of NCPA by high-professional artists.
Red Star Red Army Chorus and Dance Ensemble was created in 1978 in Moscow, in structure of Strategic Rocket Forces of USSR. In caring about support of high battle readiness of army, the great country used talent and art of best actors for organization of leisure and raising of a cultural level of soldiers. On plans of the chiefs of soviet political propaganda, a warrior, brought up in the best traditions of Russian and soviet culture, has more love for Motherland, and for this name is more capable to self-sacrifice and feat. The military ensembles in a different times were generated in all kinds of Military Forces, in armies and on fleets. The youngest kind of Military Forces of USSR - Strategic Rocket Forces - has created the ensemble by one of last. However because the specifity of this modern and technologically the most equipped kind of forces required the special attention, in ensemble were concentrated the best talents of military actors.
February 22, 1978, before a Day of Soviet Army, ensemble has presented the first concert program for the first spectators - soldiers, officers and generals of Strategic Rocket Forces. The historical concert was held in the Officers Club of Main Headquarters of Strategic Rocket Forces.
During 20 years of concert activity to creativity of ensemble clapped a very different spectator's auditoriums - soldier's clubs of far rocket garrisons, smelled by war air stations and hospitals in Afghanistan, most prestigious concert halls of Moscow, republics of former Soviet Union and many cities of Russia, Europe, America and Asia.
At the moment the Red Star represent chorus, ballet and orchestra in coordination incorporated by common repertoir. In structure of ensemble 90 actors. The chorus consists of 40 actors (26 - men's group and 10 - female), in ballet 25 actors (15 young men and 10 girls) and in an orchestra 20 musicians. The other 5 persons: the artistic director - main conductor, orchestra director, choral director, ballet director and costumier. The usual concert loading of ensemble - no less than 150 performances in a year, which pass with constant success.
In the repertoir of ensemble more than 200 compositions for chorus, vocal soloists and orchestra (russian national songs, warriors songs, cossacs songs, creations of russian and foreign composers, songs of many peoples of the world), instrumental soloists (bayan, balalaika), tens of dancing items (soldier's, sailor's, russian, national etc.). In ensemble there is the special program, devoted to Christmas holidays.
The ensemble has much more exceeded a purpose, given it before its formation. From a means of army art propaganda it has turned to unique creative collectivity, the art of which is so original, that has gone through all shaking the country and world political and economic collisions of the last years, and continues to please and to admire the spectators of all ages, nationalities and creeds. This art is born by Russia, by russian soul, by russian heart. By heart, which opened to the world.
Tickets for Red Star Red Army Chorus and Dance Ensemble China Tour are Available now!
Booking From: Wednesday, Nov 28, 2012
Booking Until: Tuesday, Jan 01, 2013
Show Time: Jan 4-6, 2013 / 7:30pm
Running Time: 2 hours 30 minutes
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