Official: Bolshoi creates post for John Berry

Official: Bolshoi creates post for John Berry


norman lebrecht

July 24, 2016

The former English National Opera boss has been named creative adviser to the Bolshoi Theatre, working with its general director Vladimir Urin with whom he has a lengthy record of collaborations and exchanges.

John Berry said tonight: ‘I know the general director and I trust him. There are exciting things happening at the Bolshoi Theatre and I am thrilled to be part of its future.’

The job will be part-time, enabling John to develop other projects, both as co-productions and stand-alones.

His engagement starts immediately.

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  • Una says:

    What a surprise! Denied last week and not confirmed this week! You knew well it was goingt to happen. Either way, I am delighted John has something to which he can contribute is many talents.