Poliot Russian Children's Choir
The 'Poliot' Children's Choir was founded in April 1964 in the city of Zhukovsky, Moscow region. From the very beginning it started to make a name for itself and achieved honor and substantial success. The choir performed in different parts of the former Soviet Union since 1993 started to tour internationally. The repertoire of the choir displays a great variety and consists of classical and contemporary, sacred and secular music, folklore. 'Poliot' partners with the best contemporary Russian composers, for example, Mikhail Bronner.
The “Poliot” School of Choral Art is comprised today of 6 choirs for a total of 400 children aged from 5 to 18. The choir is led by Natalia Filatova (director, chief conductor) who is a 'Poliot' graduate. The 'Poliot' choir has acquired a reputation for high artistic quality and sincerity of performance, for pure and flying sound of children voices, for a rich and complicated repertoire. This is the choirs' first visit to Scotland.