New artistic director at Moscow’s Bolshoi Theatre Makhar Vaziev’s first steps will be closely watched inside and outside the theatre. Photos: AP

Bolshoi’s new director promises the best of classical ballet, but not stuck in the past

Makhar Vaziev takes on the task of restoring the embattled company’s confidence while creating an environment where the most talented dancers can flourish

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New artistic director at Moscow’s Bolshoi Theatre Makhar Vaziev’s first steps will be closely watched inside and outside the theatre. Photos: AP
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