The Alexandrov ensemble first performed in the new structure


RIA Novosti

On the stage of the Central academic Theatre of the Russian army hosted the first after the disaster Tu-154 concert of the Alexandrov ensemble, RIA Novosti reported.

The new composition of the ensemble first appeared on the scene after the death of the soloists in December 2016.

February 23 artists will perform at the concert dedicated to the celebration of defender of the Fatherland Day at the State Kremlin Palace, February 24 — at the opening ceremony of the III winter World military games in Sochi.

Sixty-four of the artist and employee of the Alexandrov Ensemble, among whom was the team’s artistic Director Valery Khalilov, was killed in the plane crash of Tu-154 Russian defense Ministry, which was heading to Syria and was wrecked in Black sea near Sochi on the 25th of December 2016.