On March 28 (17th according to the old style), 1776, Catherine II signed a “privilege” to the prosecutor Peter Urusov, for the content of performances, masquerades, balls and other entertainments for a period of ten years. This date is considered the founding day of the Moscow Bolshoi Theatre.
The masterpieces of the Russian musical theater of the XIX — XX centuries occupy a dominant place in the repertoire, the principles of which can be divided into three categories. The Bolshoi offers Russian classics, including the 20th century, Western classics, also including recognized masterpieces of the 20th century, and specially commissioned compositions.
The reconstruction of the theater lasted from July 1, 2005 to October 28, 2011. It revived many of the lost features of the historical appearance of the famous building and at the same time placed it among the most technically equipped theater buildings in the world.
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