Sveshnikov State Academic Russian Choir

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The A. V. Sveshnikov State Academic Russian Choir is one of the principal choirs of Russia, founded in 1936 by Alexandr Sveshnikov as the choir of the USSR All-Union Radio with Sveshnikov as permanent director from 1941. The choir was renamed in his honour after his death.[1]

Conductors[edit]

  • Nikolai Danilin (1936-1939)
  • Vladimir Vinogradov (1939 - 1941)
  • Alexandr Sveshnikov (1941-1980)
  • Igor Agafonnikov (1980–1987)
  • Vladimir Minin (1987–1990)
  • Evgeniy Tytyanko (1991-1995)
  • Igor Raevskiy (1995-2007)
  • Boris Tevlin (2008-2012)
  • Evgeny Volkov (2012-)

Selected recordings[edit]

  • Rachmaninov All night vigil 1965
  • Russian Folk Songs

References[edit]

  1. ^ The official website of A. V. Sveshnikov State Academic Russian Choir is http://www.russianchorus.org Государственный академический русский хор имени А. В. Свешникова