Russia extends house arrest of opera director

Russia extends house arrest of opera director

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norman lebrecht

January 17, 2018

A Moscow court has added three months to the detention order against Kirill Serebrennikov, who is accused Рfor political reasons, his supporters say Рof embezzlement..

The new order lasts to the end of July.

Serebrennikov (right in pic) has been prevented from pursuing his busy career at German opera houses. His ballet on the life of Nureyev was staged at the Bolshoi without his involvement.

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