Serebrennikov was not allowed on the premiere of “Nureyev” on the investigator’s decision
Moscow. 26 Dec. INTERFAX.RU — the Decision not to release the Director Kirill Serebrennikov from house arrest to the premiere of “Nureyev” at the Bolshoi Theater was made by the investigator, said the official representative of SKR Svetlana Petrenko on air of radio station “Vesti FM”.
She noted that the decision is taken depending on whether the presence of the defendant in a “damage the interests of the investigation, put pressure on witnesses or destroy any evidence”.
Premiere of “Nureyev” was held at the Bolshoi theatre on 9 and 10 December.
On the production, except for Serebrennikov, who has acted as a librettist, Director and set designer, worked with composer Ilya Demutsky, the choreographer Yuri Posokhov. The same part of the creators staged the ballet “a Hero of our time” at the Bolshoi theatre in 2015.
Serebrennikov, who is accused of stealing 68 million rubles in the “case of the Seventh Studio”, on the rehearsal of the ballet was not present.
As reported, at the premiere of the creators of the ballet “Nureyev” came to the Bolshoi theatre in t-shirts “freedom to the Director” in support of the government.