In order to fully understand the power of the deep and mighty voices of the Red Army Choir, it is necessary to consider the history of Russia itself. The two cannot be separated. This choir of men, all of them soldiers of the revolution, had a fundamental role to play. Born to serve and sustain the fatherland, its task was to lift the morale of the exhausted troops, and it did so by glorifying the revolutionary ideal, allowing people to re-live the spirit of the October Revolution and the storming of the Winter Palace. As people listened to the Choir, the voices of these men, these soldiers, became the voice of the brand new U.S.S.R., the voice of the Soviets.
This strong spirit sprang from a people who had suffered much: under the tsars, during the wars, throughout the revolutions, the famines and the political indoctrination. Through all of this, the spirit of the Soviets endured, rising again after every false step, strengthened by the hardships.
But the Russian people are also open and extremely sensitive to culture, art and literature. They are a people who have had to be strong from the very beginning because their roots lie in one of the harshest territories in the world. Their spirit, and this, their choir, is truly exceptional. It has to be, because it is the soul of Russia, it represents the country, makes it grow and shine. It is a warm, brave soul, full of life and hope.
Since 1928, the world famous Ensemble is touring all over the world, visiting more than 100 of countries. Performing more than 10.000 shows , in different languages, in front of more than 20 million astonished spectators.
In 2016, the Ensemble need to be front of a tragedy: 64 artists from their artists line-up died in plane crash, including their leader and general (V.Khalilov). A new and charistmatic conducter need to replace him, gennadiy Sachenyuk is the providential man. Under its director, the Alexandrov survive to this drama and are now back on stage.
The Red Army Choir Alexandrov Russians choir Ensembles is now, one of the major artistic troops of the international scene. As well as Bolshoi, the greatest vocal Ensemble remains a world artistic treasure! The Red Army Choir remains a real symobol which the name still resounds on all the planet during their triumphant tours.
October 12th 2018, the Ensemble celebrated the 90th anniversary of is foundation! New Conductor Sachenyuk decided to fly all over the world to celebrate this anniversary. The Red Army Choir Alexandrov are unbreakable.