The Bolshoi Theatre Board of Trustees was set up in 2001 with the support of the Ministry of Culture and the Government of Moscow and on instructions from the Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation. Among its members are leading representatives of Russian business circles. Yuri Luzhkov and Mikhail Shvydkoy became Co-Chairmen of the Council.
The Bolshoi Theatre Board of Trustees is above all a circle of friends of the Theatre, who have gathered together to render comprehensive help to the Bolshoi in solving its day-to-day problems and realizing its ambitious goals. The Board’s priority tasks are to attract sources of finance from the private sector, assist the Bolshoi Theatre in the presentation of new productions, the organization of tours, the recruitment of stars and talented young soloists, and likewise to provide assistance in improving the Theatre's systems of management, finance and the day-to-day running of the Theatre.
By decision of the Board, The Bolshoi Theatre Foundation was set up in 2002.
First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma
Special Envoy to the President of the Russian Federation for international cultural cooperation
Deputy Prime Minister
of the Russian Federation
of the Board
Aide to the President of the Russian Federation
Board of directors Chairman
Government of the Russian Federation
Representing Vladimir Kozhin
Representing Mikhail Shvydkoy
Representing Alexander Klyachin
Representing Roman Abramovich
INGOSSTRAKH Insurance Company Ltd.
Representing Viktor Vekselberg
Representing Olga Golodets
Representing the Chairman
of the Bolshoi Board of Trustees