Head of foundation

President of the Foundation – Polina Bertin, opera director, graduate of the Russian Institute of Theatre Art (GITIS), Ivanovo State University and the School of Theatre Leader, chief director of the Independent Theatre Project “Opera for Everyone” and the International Music Festival “The Road to Yalta” (the winning project of the Presidential Grants Fund competition in 2019, 2020, 2021,2022,2023 2024 ), holder of Acknowledgements of the President of the Russian Federation, Head of the Presidential Administration of the Russian Federation, Directorate of the Year of Memory and Glory.

Among her engagments are Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Tsar’s Bride (Bolshoi Theatre Chamber Stage, Zaryadye Concert Hall, State Historical Museum, Tula Kremlin), Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci and Mascagni’s Cavalleria Rusticana (Moscow International House of Music), Zhurbin’s Happy Day (Moscow International House of Music, Tula State Philharmonic), Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin (Tula State Philharmonic, Kaluga State Philharmonic), Rossini’s L’occasione Fa Il Ladre (Vivaldi Teatro) and others.