Dmitry Bertman, Artistic Director, Helikon Opera theatre

1967 - Born in Moscow
1984 - Studies at Russian Academy of Theatre Arts
1990 - Music Theatre director, Elizabet Buhne theatre, Salzburg, Austria
1990 - Establishes Helikon Opera, Moscow
1994 - Teaches at Bern Opera studio
1996 - Head, Musical Theatre Department, Russian Theatre Academy
1997 - Named as Honoured Art Worker of Russia
1998 - Russian national Golden Mask Award, Best Opera Director
2003 - Officier des Palmes Academiques
2004 - Awarded Knight of the Maltese Cross

Today we offer you - A Night at the Opera. Every music lover in the world knows about the Bolshoi and Mariinski theatres. But perhaps not all of them know that the most trendy opera theatre in contemporary Russia is the Helikon Opera in Moscow. Its founder and director, Dmitry Bertman, is our guest in the studio today.