Anniversary Concerts of the Igor Moiseyev Ensemble of Popular Dance

22 February 2012

On February 10, 2012, the Igor Moiseyev State Academic Ensemble of Popular Dance turned 75.

The Ensemble celebrated its 75 glorious years with two anniversary concerts. On February 16 and 17 the Ballet performed at the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall together with some of the best folk dance groups. On February 21 the ensemble performed at the historic Bolshoi Theatre of Russia. Alongside the choreographic masterpieces produced by Igor Moiseyev, the concert also included a choreographic piece called “At the Ice Rink” and other new works — Serbian and Macedonian dances — specially prepared for the anniversary celebrations.

In the first three months of 2012, the Ensemble visited Saratov, Samara, Tolyatti, Yoshkar-Ola, Kazan, St. Petersburg, Salekhard and Hungary on its anniversary tour.

The anniversary concerts of the Igor Moiseyev Ensemble were supported by the Art, Science and Sport Charity Foundation.


Return to list of news

Other news by topic

1st International Youth Competition for Amateur Pianists: "Claviarium"

The Art, Science and Sport Charity Foundation supported “Claviarium”, the International Youth Competition for Amateur Pianists, which this year gathered nearly 30 young amateur pianists (students and university tutors aged 18 to 35) from around the world. The competition was held from 14 to 19 May, 2011, in Moscow, in the Great Hall of the Concert Centre of the National Research University — Higher School of Economics.