This was the Bolshoi Theatre’s first appearance at the Festival. The Bolshoi Theatre Chorus and Orchestra, led by Alexander Vedernikov, opened the International Gala Concert on 3 August. On 5 and 6 August, the Bolshoi Theatre Opera Company gave performances of Turandot (conductor Alexander Vedernikov).



				
General sponsor of the Bolshoi Theatre is Credit Suisse bank
General partner of the Bolshoi Theatre is investment group Absolute
Privileged partner of the Bolshoi Theatre is GUM