Conductor, artistic director and general director of the Mariinsky Theater Valery Gergiev answered reporters’ question about the appointment of a new head of the Bolshoi Theater and recalled which institution he heads. His words lead RIA News.
“I head the Mariinsky Theater. Period,” Gergiev said, adding that he would not comment on rumors about the proposed new position.
Previously in the media appeared information that Gergiev will head the State Academic Bolshoi Theater (SABT). It was noted that he would take the post Vladimir Urin, who has been the theater’s general director since 2013. Previously it was reported that Urin decided leave the position of your own free will.
According to Telegram- Mash channel, Gergiev may take office before the end of this year. According to some reports, the directorates of the Bolshoi Theater and the Mariinsky Theater will be merged; in fact, the conductor will become the head of two cultural institutions at once.https://musicnewsfirst.com/