Tugan Sokhiev as a new Bolshoi Theatre Musical Director and Chief Conductor


In the Main foyer of the historic building of the Bolshoi Theatre, Vladimir Urin, General Director of the Bolshoi Theatre, presented to journalists the Theatre’s new Musical Director and Chief Conductor. This is the well-known musician, Tugan Sokhiev, Musical Director of both Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse (ONCT) and Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin (DSO Berlin). Tugan Sokhiev collaborates with many of the world’s leading orchestras, among which are the Berliner and Vienna Philharmonias, the London Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra. He conducts on a regular basis at the world’s leading opera houses. Tugan Sokhiev’s contract with the Bolshoi Theatre covers the period up to January 2018. He takes up his new appointment on l February (2014).