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Tragedy-hit Red Army Choir a fabled symbol of USSR and Russia

Tragedy-hit Red Army Choir a fabled symbol of USSR and Russia

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by December 27, 2016 World News

Moscow (AFP) – The acclaimed Red Army Choir, which lost 64 members in a plane crash Sunday, has been a potent symbol for projecting Moscow’s military and artistic prowess to millions across the globe.

Founded in 1928, the military Alexandrov Ensemble, more widely known as the Red Army Choir, has for decades showcased its repertoire of famed Russian folksongs and spiritual music on the global stage. We’re sorry. You don't have permission to access this page. Please sign up to have full access to this page.

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