In September 1997, Tribute staged the largest entertainment show ever on the Red Square, to open the 850th Anniversary celebrations of Moscow. The setting for the show was spectacular, claiming the area in front of St. Basil's Cathedral and reaching the Kremlin's Spasskaya Gates.


Evgeny Kissin

Makvala Kasrashvili

Pelageya Khanova

Stanislav Varki

Valery Gergiev

Yuri Bashmet

The Chamber Orchestra of Moscow Soloists

The Choral Academy of TV and Radio

The State Academy of Classical Ballet

The Russian National Orchestra

The Joint Chorus Academy of Choral Art and The Ostkano TV Children’s Choir

The State Academy Kuban Cossack Choir

Folk Bands


Dmitry Pok


Nerekhtshiye Rozhechniki

Military Bands

Ministry of Defense Orchestra

Military Folk Band of Moscow Region

Military Folk Band of Alexandrov

Military Historical Association of Russia and CIS

Acrobatic Circus Troupe Russhichi

Ali Bek Horses

Creative & Production

International Executive Producers: Alan Broach, Tony Hollingsworth

Creative Director: Andrei Konchalovsky

Russian Producer: David Smeliansky

Broadcast Director: Gavin Taylor

Show Designer: Mark Fisher

Lighting Designer: Steve Nolan

Event Production Manager: Robbie Williams

TV Production Manager: Mary Hutchinson

TV Line Producer: Sandy Fone

Theatre Director: Valentine Gneushev

Folk Music Producer: Boris Bazurov

Choreographers: Marina Knyazera, Alla Sigalova

Costume Designers: Okga Savarenskaya, Vladimir Fehrer