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By March, the completed renovation of the Bolshoi Theatre

February 5 2007

Chapter Roskultura Mikhail Shvydkoi announced that the reconstruction of the main building of the Bolshoi Theater to be completed by March 2008.

Chapter Roskultura said: "Now within a month we are working with builders and designers a number of additional measures which will complete the reconstruction of the Bolshoi Theater in time, ie by March 2008. It was then that we can show the public that money and effort were well spent. "

A total renovation of the historical building of the theater, closed to the public in July 2005, will be spent around 15 billion rubles.

According to him, in the summer of 2007, when they were removed layers of plaster, revealed vertical cracks that destroy the building, and they had to be strengthened.

In this regard, the work associated with repairs, required additional time and resources.
Builders have proposed a timetable under which the reconstruction is not completed in March, as planned, and in June, and the theater company will begin rehearsals only in November 2008. "I will say at once, we have such a shift of timing does not suit - said Shvydkoi.

The original draft provided for the reconstruction of building an underground concert hall and an underground car park, but we reserve the realization of these opportunities to future generations, which, if other means that may appear in 2009-2012, can further develop the infrastructure of the theater - said Shvydkoi - due to unforeseen circumstances, not all of what was originally planned for renovation project will be implemented. Rosbalt.

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