Grigorovich turns 85
Prime Minister Putin has congratulated the former Bolshoi choreographer Yuri Grigorovich on his 85th birthday. On Friday, the Bolshoi Theatre will host a special function on the occasion.
During his 30 years with Bolshoi, Grigorovich choreographed 16 ballets and led 96 foreign tours of the Bolshoi Ballet Company.
His next foreign tours, at the head of the Krasnodar Ballet Company, will take him to Japan and the United States.