Artists of the Bolshoi theatre were placed under quarantine due to coronavirus

Coronavirus identified one of the soloists of the Bolshoi theater in Moscow, resulting in dozens of her colleagues have been quarantined.

By order of the Federal service, to work temporarily will not be able 59 actors and pianists, although rehearsals in the theater will continue.

“While the result we do not know. Everyone who had contact with her, also passed the tests and are at home in quarantine. And rehearsals involved those who had not communicated,” said RBC in a Big theater.

According to Director of theater Vladimir Urin, currently under active preparation for the opening on September 15.

In the official Facebook of the theater reported that, after a long forced hiatus the creative staff returned to work on stages. 6, 8 and 10 September at the Historic stage, the Opera “don Carlos” will open 245 season. The lead roles will be Anna Netrebko, Ildar Abdrazakov, Yusif Eyvazov, Agunda Kulaeva and Elchin Azizov.

“All that the Bolshoi theater did not have time to exercise due to a situation of isolation and risk of infection in 244 season, will be implemented in the next two years”, — assured in a Large.

Earlier the source of “Rosbalt” reported that a coronavirus could be infected dozens of people from the ballet troupe of the Mariinsky theater in St. Petersburg, some diagnoses are already confirmed. This information was confirmed by the Director of the troupe, Yuri Fateyev, some rehearsals had to be cancelled.

Only in St. Petersburg since the beginning of the pandemic counted 32 730 is infected with a coronavirus, the victims were 2146 people.