Moscow Chamber Musical Theatre

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Pokrovsky Opera

The Moscow State Academic Chamber Musical Theatre (Московский государственный академический Камерный музыкальный театр имени Б. А. Покровского) is a Moscow theatre and opera house. The theatre was founded in 1971 and carries the name of its founder Boris Alexandrovich Pokrovsky. The theatre troupe resident at the theatre is also known as the "Pokrovsky Opera".[1]

28 Dec 2017: The Bolshoi boss Vladimir Urin has been authorised by the Russian Ministry of Culture to take over the Pokrovsky chamber music theatre. The Pokrovsky’s music director is the venerable Gennady Rozhdestvensky. Urin says: ‘I have an agreement that the closest friend and associate of Pokrovsky, the wonderful conductor, People’s Artist of the USSR Gennady Rozhdestvensky, will remain the musical director.’

The address was Leningradskaya 17, now changed to Nikolskaya 17.

Repertoire[edit]

Among the operas premiered at the theatre:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Official Site in Russian
  2. ^ Кравченко, Борис Петрович (28 XI 1929, Ленинград 9 II 1979,

Coordinates: 55°45′29″N 37°37′25″E / 55.7581°N 37.6235°E / 55.7581; 37.6235