Stars of the Bolshoi Theater -

Alexander Volchkov and Eleonora Sevenard


Alexander Volchkov is a principal dancer at the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow and winner of the prestigious title "Honored Artist of Russia". At the Bolshoi Theater he dances all major solo roles, including the title roles in "Onegin" or "Ivan the Terrible".

Eleonora Sevenard is a solo dancer of the Bolshoi ballet troupeand also a relative of the famous ballerina Matilda Kshesinsky.

Andrey Ankudinov


Successful theater and movie actor, television presenter and singer. Over the course of his career, he has played over 100 roles in the theater and on the screen, working with famous orchestras. According to such music greats as Michel Legrand and Charles Aznavour, he is one of the best performers of French chanson songs in Russia. He graduated from the Faculty of Performing Arts at the Russian Academy of Theater Arts in Moscow. This year, Andrey Ankudinov can already look back on 40 years of artistic activity.

Andrei Valentin Chitu


Andrei Chitu is a multiple Austrian champion in the category of Latin American dances and took the 3rd place at the Latino World Cup 2008 in Nauders. The charismatic young dancer is a true all-rounder and excels both as a dance teacher and choreographer as well as show appearances at events on television. Andrei Chitu is managing director of Tanzschule Stanek, which is in charge of the opening of the Moscow Ball. After his choreography, the debutants open the 13th Moscow Ball.



 Big Band of Military Music Lower Austria


The military music of Lower Austria has been acting as a link between the Austrian population and their soldiers for 61 years. With over 200 appearances a year, her goal is to introduce classical and modern brass music to her audience. Since 2011, the management is responsible Obstlt Mag. Adolf Obendrauf. The honor of military music Lower Austria in 2017, when she was allowed to represent Austria at the prestigious "Spasskaya Tower Festival" on the Red Square in Moscow. At the Moscow Ball they will perform as Big Band for our guests in the Ceremonial hall.



National costumes from various regions of Russia from the historical collection of the "Living Museum of Russian folk costumes Alla Denisova."

Alla Denisova. Architect, designer, artist, member of the Creative Union of the Russian Federation.


Folklore Ensemble of the Gnesins Russian Academy of Music 


A group of performers of Russian folk music from the Gnesins Russian Academy of Music - young artists, laureates of national and international competitions, working with leading folk groups of Russia. They have been chosen to represent the Gnesins Academy in Vienna, the main educational institution in Russia for folk music studies.

This performance is supported by the Russian Center for Science and Culture in Vienna.

 Russian Choir in Vienna


Vienna Russian choir - amateur mixed choir. Created in May 2016 by Moscow choirmaster Ekaterina Maleina at the Russian Center for Science and Culture in Vienna. It performs both secular and sacred music, mainly by Russian composers.