Jun. 06, 1968 - Artistes from the Russian Balalaika Orchestra rehearse for tonight's opening performance: The famous Osipov Balalaika Orchestra makes its London debut with a one week season at the Royal Albert Hall, commencing this evening. Appearing with the orchestra are stars (singers and character dancers) from the Bolshoi Theatre in a combined company of a hundred. Today Artistes from the orchestra held an impromtu rehearsal on the steps of the Albert Memorial

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Jun. 06, 1968 - Artistes from the Russian Balalaika Orchestra rehearse for tonight's opening performance: The famous Osipov Balalaika Orchestra makes its London debut with a one week season at the Royal Albert Hall, commencing this evening. Appearing with the orchestra are stars (singers and character dancers) from the Bolshoi Theatre in a combined company of a hundred. Today Artistes from the orchestra held an impromtu rehearsal on the steps of the Albert Memorial. Photo shows Accompained by members of the orchestra Yuri Mironov performs a Russian dance during the rehearsal on the steps of the Albert Memorial. (Credit Image: Keystone Pictures USA/ZUMAPRESS)