The President of Russia does not appoint the head of the State Academic Bolshoi Theater (SABT). This was stated by the official representative of the Kremlin Dmitry Peskovwhose words are quoted RIA News.
“Initially there was talk about different, let’s say, options for managing the system of large theaters. The conversation came up at various meetings, including with the participation of the president. But so far there are no decisions,” said the press secretary of the head of state.
When asked whether the government could make this decision before the end of the year, Peskov replied that the Cabinet of Ministers “can make it at any time,” and stressed that the Kremlin does not announce such things.
Earlier, information appeared in the media that the Bolshoi Theater will lead Valery Gergiev. It was noted that he will take the post of Vladimir Urin, who has been the theater’s general director since 2013. Urin himself decided leave the position of your own free will.
According to Telegram-channel Ksenia Sobchak “Bloody Lady”, Russian President Vladimir Putin personally appointed Valery Gergiev to the post of head of the General Director of the Bolshoi Theater.https://musicnewsfirst.com/