Farewell to people’s artist of the USSR, Director of the theatre “Sovremennik” Galina Volchek will take place on December 29. She was buried at the Novodevichy cemetery. This told the people’s artist of Russia Sergei Garmash from the stage of the Sovremennik.

on Thursday evening, December 26, on the stage of “Contemporary” was played next performance, during which not became his “mom”. After the performances on stage, dropped the black curtain. Before the public was made by Sergei Garmash and reported the sad news: “During a performance died today Galina Borisovna Volchek, our artistic Director, our teacher, our mother, our heart, the heart of this home team.”

On the stage of “Contemporary” Volchek has directed more than thirty plays. The first production of “Two for the seesaw” received great success. Galina Borisovna was devoted to the profession and to the theater. Words of support and regrets to the families and friends Volchek gave the mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin, reports “Russia 24”.

Volchek died at age 86. She was hospitalized at the Botkin hospital in Moscow on December 23 with bilateral pneumonia. Unfortunately, the disease progressed quickly, to save Galina Borisovna has failed.