Gergiev musicians are hospitalised in Moscowmain
At least a dozen members of the Mariinsky Theatre suffered severe food poisoning from a takeaway meal for 205 ordered during their current Moscow residency.
Six were detained in hospital, including one child.
The meal had been ordered from an online site.
The victims became unwell during an evening performance of Debussy’s opera Pelléas et Mélisande, but the performance was concluded without incident.