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Russian Patriarch of Conducting Passed Away
17.06.2018 19:16
Russian Patriarch of Conducting Passed Away

People's Artist of the USSR, conductor Gennady Rozhdestvensky, aged 87, died on June 16, 2018.

      RF Culture Minister Vladimir Medinsky expressed deep condolences to the relatives and friends of Gennady Rozhdestvensky. He praised the world renowned conductor as a high-profile teacher who has made invaluable contribution into the development of the national music school, as well as popularization of its heritage at home and abroad.

      General Director of the Bolshoi Theatre, Vladimir Urin believes that Gennady Rozhdestvensky was an outstanding conductor, who determined a lot in the musical world of the country.

      “Gennady Rozhdestvensky was one of the most outstanding conductors of universal impact; the entire life of the Bolshoi Theater was connected with him”, - Mr. Urin said.


Author: Vera Ivanova

Tags: Gennady Rozhdestvensky Russian Musicians Bolshoi Theatre   

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