State ensemble of Russian Cossacks


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The State Russian Cossack Company is one of the best professional companies in Russia which combines the famous Russian performing art traditions and high standards, brightness, beauty and flashing temperament of Cossack art with contemporary approach in creation of concert programs.

Each performance of Don Cossacks is a magnificent festival of folk art in the best Cossack traditions! It reflects diverse cultural traditions and performing art of Russian Cossacks, which are the relevant part of Russian art. The Cossack performing art glorified our country in the whole world. There are songs and dances of Don, Tersk, Kuban and Nekrasoff Cossacks, instrumental pieces in the company’s repertoire.

Famous masters of stage performed their productions in the company such as Honored Art Worker of Russia Grigory Galperin, Honored Artist of Russia Gennady Minkh, People’s Artist of Russia, professor Anatoly Kvasov.

The company has been successfully going on tours in Russia, as well in the whole world. The tour geography of Cossacks is wide – UK, USA, Germany, France, Austria, Japan, East European countries.

The company consists of the ballet, choir group and the orchestra. Every group has its own repertoire but on the whole we have a unique Cossack show that keeps any spectator from being indifferent.

Repertoire of the ensemble Ballet troupe comprises stage numbers arranged on the basis of the Don folklore. The program also includes compositions of the Cossack troops from all over Russia: Kuban, Tersk, Zaporozhye, Nekrasoff Cossacks, as well historical Cossack dances of 1812. Besides the Ballet troupe performs joking quadrilles and dance miniatures.

The Ensemble wishes their folk songs of Cossacks to sound not only as the beautiful memories of ancient time but as the art of today.

In every performance of the company you can see interesting productions, high skills of dancers, singers and musicians as well the vast wealth and colour of Russian Cossack traditions.


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