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Elton's Moscow Appearance

Wednesday 19 September 2007 @ 15:33 - GMT

Elton in Moscow Tuesday

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There were practically no empty seats in the hall for 6,000 at the Kremlin Congress Palace yesterday, according to Kommersant.com.

 

 The crowd was there to see Elton, decked out in a black sparkling frock coat, black trousers with red stripes and red T-shirt, his voice as strong as ever.

The response to the first songs dating back to mid.-1970s was calm, but the ninth one, Sacrifice, stirred up the audience. 

Elton dedicated The Bridge to Russias famous cellist Mstislav Rostropovich, who died during the spring.

 

 I love you, Slava, the singer shouted from the stage.

Elton's other numbers included Crocodile Rock, Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me, I'm Still Standing and Blessed.
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