THE USA 2002

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Our ensemble gave 26 concerts in the USA.
19 000 spectators saw our performances.

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Photo about concert in Hot Springs 


Newspaper "Etruth"
Friday, October 11, 2002 

Red Army performance needs no translation 

Mon, Oct 7, 2002 

By Marcia Fulmer Entertainment Editor 

ELKHART — There is something about hearing the Red Army Chorus sing "God Bless America" that sends a chill down the spine and makes you realize how far things have come in a decade or two. 
The Irving Berlin classic marked the end of more than two hours of music and dance Sunday evening at the Elco Theatre. 
Under the baton of chief conductor Boris Gastev and the direction of choreographer Konstantine Kirillov, the Red Army Chorus and Dance Ensemble brought the best of its diverse heritage — and an excellent orchestra — to an enthusiastic crowd that greeted every soloist — vocal or dance — and every ensemble number with increasing enthusiasm. 
If there is any doubt that music is the universal language, the choral numbers, sung entirely in Russian, made it abundantly clear, especially in the ensemble numbers and the solo work of Sergey Balkov, a basso definitely profundo in the style of the great operatic basses, and Merab Megreli, a baritone with a wide range and an even wider vibrato. 
But no translation was necessary for most, and I did recognize several tunes including one we called "The Song of the Volga Boatman" and another that most definitely was the melody for the hit song of the '70s, "Those Were the Days." 
The highlight of the show, however, was the dancers. 
In a variety of numbers, some obviously from traditional folk dances and some comically conceived by Kirillov, whose mustachioed antics made him a crowd favorite, the ensemble was outstanding. 
Whether in military gear and snap-straight stance for "The Soldier's Dance," in sequined folk costumes for "The Wedding Party" or dashing Cossack uniforms (and sparking sabers) for breathtaking mock battles, each of the dancers was a soloist in his/her own right. Proof of this was in the brief-but-mind-boggling individual turns that were a part of each number. They made the impossible seem effortless. 
This performance was the first of new Elco Director Ed Higy's diversified (and on-going) season which, so far, includes the Moscow Ballet's "Nutcracker," country star Neal McCoy and "Holiday Spectacular on Ice." 
It's off to a really good start. 

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25. Arrive Boston from Moscow Via New York
26. Capitol Center for the Arts, Concord, NEW HAMPSH
27. Performing Arts Center, Kingston, NEW YORK
28. Ogdensburg Command Perf., Ogdensburg, NEW YORK
29. Montclair State University, School of The arts, Montclair, NEW JERSEY
30. Carlisle Theater, Carlisle, PENNSYLVANIA

1. Lorain County Community College, Stocker Arts Center, Elyria, OHIO
3. Weidner Center for the Perf., Arts, Green Bay, WISCONSIN
4. University of Wisconsin-Parksiude, Center for the Community Partnerships
Talent Hall, Kenosha, WISCONSIN
5. Governors State University, Center for the Perf., Arts I. University Parkway, ILLINOIS
6. Elcon Theater, Elkhart, INDIANA
8. Hot Springs Village Concert Assoc., Hot Springs, ARKANSAS
11. Stillwater Civic Center, Stillwater, OKLAHOMA
12. Topeka Perf. Arts Center, Topeka, KANSAS
13. Bowlus Auditorium, Iola, KANSAS
14. Edmond Memorial High School Auditorium, Edmond, OKLAHOMA, 
15. Juanita K. Hammons Auditorium, Springfield, MISOOURRI
17. Mentor School Fine Arts Center, Mentor, OHIO
19. Macomb Center for the Perf. Arts, Clinton Township, MICHIGAN, 
20. Miller Auditorium, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MICHIGAN,
21. Crawford County Community, Bucyrus, OHIO
22. Ford Community Perf. Arts Center, Deerborn, MICHIGAN
24. University of Virginia`s College at Wise, Wise, VIRGINIA
25. Caswell County Civic Center, Yanceyville, NORTH CAROLINA
26. Lander Cultural Center, Audiotorium, Lander University, Greenwood, SOUTH CAROLINA
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