Choreographer Yuri Posokhov has announced that it has begun rehearsals of the ballet «Nureyev»

© RIA Novosti / Andrey Babushkinskiy hall of the Bolshoi theater in Moscow. Archival photoChoreographer Yuri Posokhov has announced that it has begun rehearsals of the ballet «Nureyev»© RIA Novosti / Andrey Babushkin

The famous choreographer Yuri Posokhov told RIA Novosti on Friday started rehearsals of the ballet «Nureyev» for writing the play to opening night.

«Nureyev» was supposed to be the last premiere of the 241-th season of the Bolshoi theatre directed by the creative team, which last season created the ballet «a Hero of our time», recognized as the best ballet performance of the season and awarded the national theatre award «Golden mask». However, the premiere of the ballet «Nureyev» staged by Director Kirill Serebrennikov moved from July 11 of this year to may 2018.

The General Director of the Bolshoi theater Vladimir urin said earlier that the question of the timing of release of the play «Nureyev» was to be decided after a meeting with Serebrennikov in September. In the end, it was decided that the premiere of the ballet «Nureyev» will be held on 9 and 10 December. Pieces of silver agreed the theater that, if his detention is not resolved, the performance of «Nureyev» can be brought to the premiere of choreographer Yuri Pokojowym.

«It’s my first day, just started rehearsals. I can only say that no changes or reductions, and from the point of view of choreography, and from the point of view of the Director’s work will not. Everything will remain in the version that was ready last season,» said staves.

Basmanny court of Moscow on August 23 put the artistic Director of «Gogol-center» Serebrennikov under house arrest on charges of fraud. The protection offered to release the Director on bail or surety. The Director is serving house arrest in his apartment on Prechistenka street in Central Moscow. The court allowed the Director at the time of his arrest to visit the theater, but only with the permission of the investigator.