“The Red Army Choir #2 – Concert tour to France: Mireille Mathieu and Felix Yusupov, 1967” – is the next episode from the “Talking with my father” series (with English Subtitles). A Russian famous singer Leonid Mikhailovich Kharitonov will talk about the times when he used to work in the Red Army Choir (The Alexandrov Ensemble) in 60-s. He will tell about his meeting with Russian Prince Felix Yusupov in Paris (France) during their concert tour. The Prince Felix Yusupov was also known as the killer of Gregory Rasputin. Continue reading →
“Soviet composers #1 – Anatoly Novikov and Vano Muradeli” – This is the 1st episode of the series (with English subtitles) and is dedicated to some famous Soviet composers. Leonid Mikhailovich Kharitonov will talk about his creative collaboration with the composers of Soviet patriotic songs – Anatoly Novikov (such songs as “Vasya-Vasilek”, “John Reed walks along Petrograd”, “The Ballad About Russian Boys”) and Vano Muradeli (such songs as “The War Is Not Over Yet”, “The Alarm Bells of Buchenwald”). Continue reading →
Nikolay Gres (tenor) & The Alexandrov Red Army Choir perform “The Cossack Levko’s Song About the Headman” from the opera “The Night in May” by Rimsky-Korsakov, Story by Nikolay Gogol.
Conductor – Boris Alexandrov
Early 60-s. Continue reading →