Wednesday, September 07, 2011

Alexandrov Red Army Ensemble Performs at Toronto's Sony Centre, September 8 - for one night only!

Sony Centre for the Performing Arts: Russian Alexandrov Red Army Choir and Ensemble, screenshotScreenshot: Sony Centre for the Performing Arts
The Russian Alexandrov Red Army Choir and Ensemble
Thursday, September 8, 2011 8:00PM

"The Russians are here! …. And performing LIVE outside the Sony Centre right now! Check out their performance onstage tomorrow night!" Photos/Videos from SonyCentreTO

"The Russian Alexandrov Red Army Choir and Ensemble - the most renowned and prestigious military ensemble in the world on stage with 125 choristers, dancers and musicians in Québec City, Ottawa, Montreal, Toronto and Hamilton" Military Bands International Festival, Quebec City

"Russian folk tunes, church hymns, operatic arias and pop songs by the official army of Russia's armed forces boasts 125 musicians, singers and dancers with a full orchestra. 8 p.m., $68.61-$135.90; call 1-855-872-7669 to buy." THE RUSSIAN ALEXANDROV RED ARMY CHOIR AND ENSEMBLE

Québec City International Festival of Military Bands

The Russian Alexandrov Red Army Choir and Ensemble

Date: Thursday, September 8, 2011

Performance Time: 8:00pm

Venue: Sony Centre for the Performing Arts

Location: 1 Front Street East, Toronto, ON M5E 1B2

The Russian Alexandrov Red Army Choir and Ensemble is the official army choir of the Russian armed forces. They are widely regarded as the foremost artistic ensemble of its kind, twice earning the Order of the Red Banner and Red Star, the highest military decoration recognizing civilian service. Their Canadian tour will feature an astonishing 125 musicians and performers, consisting of soloists, a male choir, and dancers, together with a full orchestra performing with a mixed composition of Russian traditional and western instruments, including the balalaika, the domra, the bayan, the double bass, woodwinds, brass and percussion instruments.

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By Victor Swoboda, Gazette Dance Critic

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