Academic song and dance ensemble of the Soviet army named A.v. More than 60 artists alexandrova, which died in a plane crash near Sochi, must be maintained. This opinion was expressed by people's artist of Russia and founder of Mikhail Turetsky Choir Turkish in Sunday, December 25, in an interview with the national news service (NSN).
"The scale of this tragedy will be felt for a very long time. It's colleagues, it is also a male ensemble. For me it is a blow that responds to the soul deep pain, "he said.
Turkish added that the ensemble with the 1970-IES, known as the pride of Russia, and in the circumstances, the need to preserve his memory. "We have to throw all the forces to commemorate this new ensemble, which will continue the great tradition. It was a crazy drama for the country ", says the artist.
The Tu-154B-2 223rd flying detachment of Defense heading into the Syrian Latakiju, disappeared from radar at 5:27 MSK on December 25 after departure from Sochi. Aircraft dropped almost immediately after takeoff. On board there were 92 people, including more than 60 artists of the ensemble, Alexandrov song and dance, including the conductor Valery Khalilov, and Russian journalists.
The Defense Ministry reported that a search operation in the area of the crash in the Black Sea involving more than three thousand people and 27 ships. At the moment, found 10 bodies.
Happy birthday ensemble is considered October 12, 1928 when he gave his first concert at the Central House of the Red Army in Moscow. It was founded by Professor of the Moscow Conservatoire, conductor and composer Alexander Vasilyevich Alexandrov. The team received its present name in 1949 year. The ensemble comprises chorus, Orchestra and ballet troupe.