The Six Loudest Concerts on Red Square
Main Square Moscowlocated between The Moscow Kremlin and ChinatownI saw a lot of bright events! Which, however, is not surprising, because it is one of the main attractions of Russia and a favorite place not only among tourists, but also among Muscovites themselves! Yes, the inhabitants of the capital never tire of admiring the beauty of this place... But they love it not only for its external luster, but also for the fact that it hosts the most cool shows! Today we invite you to go "forward to the past" and remember loudest concerts throughout history Red Square!
Cult Beatle Sir. Paul McCartney visited Russia for the first time May 24 2003 of the year! This is quite surprising, because his famous album "Back in the USSR" was released as early as 1988, that is, 15 years before he came to the country... But never mind. McCartney did not visit the capital empty-handed, but with 3-hour I had a concert, during which I played about 40 songs! There were some Beatles hits in the set, as well as some Wings songs... In general - the show was great! Thousands of people from different corners of the post-Soviet space came to see the living legend. Vladimir PutinAs it turned out - a fan The Beatles, too, was not left out.
People didn't want to let go of their favorite! McCartney's fans clamped down, which resulted in an encore of "Yesterday." and "Back in the USSR". This was the ex-Beatle's first performance in Russia in his entire 40-year-old. career. And it was a great success!
Concert on the occasion of his 25th anniversary of Time Machine decided to celebrate on Red Square! It happened in June 1994 of the year, and the event went down in history as first rock concert on Moscow's main square! Before Makarevich's team, military or symphony orchestras usually played here. There were other exceptions to the rule, such as the Space show in 1992 (more on that later). But rockers, Red Square still haven't seen…
The concert lasted for an entire 8 hours! In addition to The Machine itself, it featured such notorious guests as "Resurrection, Nautilus Pompilius, Bravo... In a word - the holiday was a success!
Tchaikovsky Memorial Concert of the National Symphony Orchestra of the United States
This spectacular concert was held in September 1993 of the year under the direction of the conductor Mstislav Rostropovich. It has been allocated more than 400 million According to various sources, the number of spectators ranged from 25,000 to 100,000 people! Among them was the then president of Russia Boris Yeltsin. Unfortunately, finding a recording of this musical magic failed…
Mstislav Leopoldovich was the great a native composer and musician! The recipient of more than 125 awards from various countries, a member of 6 music academies, and a doctor of music from 38 universities around the world, he left us in 2007 year, leaving a great Legacy…
Red Hot Chili Peppers
American "spicy peppers" also visited the capital with a concert on Red Square. It was in August 1999. The audience was several hundred thousand spectators! The first one to come on stage was Michael "Flie."and amazed the audience with his fabulous jump over his head! He even learned a few Russian phrases before he did it, including "thank you.". The most interesting thing is that just a minute before the band came out, it poured rain... But that didn't embarrass the musicians or the extremely excited fans.
Already by the second song Anthony Kiedis stripped to the waist, and Chad Smith shot his sticks into the crowd. The show went off with a bang, and the audience was so dispersed that without OMON the case didn't go away...
Concert 1997 of the year on the occasion of 850th anniversary of Moscow The residents of the capital remembered the bright performance of the Italian opera singer Luciano Pavarotti!
From memories the artist himself:
"The last time I was in Moscow was seven years ago. The capital has changed a lot - it has blossomed and become prettier over the years! The concert was delightful, everything was at the highest level! I would love to perform among the Russian architectural beauties more than once, but alas, my schedule is tightly packed for years to come. My contract does not allow me such splendor ...".
This "space" the group was a much beloved in the Soviet Union. Their tracks came out of every iron, and Russian fans were overjoyedWhen they heard about the idols' visit to Moscow!
Fortunately, in 1992 The French group finally managed to perform in the capital of...
"We first wanted to perform in Moscow in 1983: then I asked the Moscow authorities for permission to hold a concert on Red Square, but they looked at me as if I had lost my mind. And then, after all these years, the concert finally took place! That ball was fantastic... I was very touched by everything that was going on - people were glowing with happiness!