About the Don KosakenChor Russland
The Don KosakenChor Russland was established in 1992 after then president Jeltsin gave permission to award the Cossacks elite corps status. The choir celebrated its first lustrum in 1999 and was awarded the status of “Army choir of the great Don Army.” In the year 2000 it performed at the White House in Moscow. This concert represented a big break and led to sold out concerts all over Europe. Many European television broadcasters such as, the NOS-Journaal, RTL-Deutschland and RTL-Nederland reported on the Moscow concert. The Don KosakenChor Russland then recorded a CD in Moscow and shot the first takes of a television special in june 2001.