Our Condolences To Maestro Viktor Fedotov

It is with great sorrow that we have received the sad news of passing of the Maestro, Mr. Viktor Fedotov.
Mr. Fedotov, the oldest conductor of the Mariinsky Theatre passed away on 4th of December in Saint-Petersburg.
He was working active on international fields of ballet, which include the Mariinsky Theatre, a number of others throughout Russia and western countries, as well as the Royal Ballet. Since our Theatre's opening in 1997, he has conducted for our performances, such as "The Sleeping Beauty", "Swan Lake", "The Nutcracker", "Giselle" and "Don Quixote", always leading our ballet company to accomplish the higher level of performances.
Here we extend our deepest condolences to his family and associates.

Due to the sudden passing of Mr. Fedotov, Mr. Alexandr Sotnikov of Bolshoi Theatre will conduct for our February programme "Swan Lake". Mr. Sotnikov, noted for his conducts for almost all the ballets in the Bolshoi Theatre, gets invited from overseas.
He also completed his successful job as Musical Director of Royal Danish Ballet for 3 years from 1992 to 1995.