the team of the theater “Contemporary” saddened with the death of Galina Volchek.

“We rightly called her “mom.” And now we’ve been orphaned,” — said in the message published on the website of the theatre.

Galina for each person in the “contemporary” was a close, native person, all employees of the theater “is rightly called “mother”, and her death is a terrible, unbearable grief. She always demanded “to be as honest as possible in your business, give it your all, not feeling sorry for myself”. Also in the letter the staff noted that Volchek gave himself a “Contemporary” as a whole, and each of the artists and the audience could feel the warmth, strength, protection.

Galina Volchek died in Moscow on December 26. A week ago she celebrated her 86th birthday. Memorial service will be held in the “contemporary” December 29, at 11:00. Volchek will be buried at Novodevichy cemetery.

My condolences to the family and friends Volchek was expressed by Vladimir Putin, Dmitry Medvedev, Sergei Sobyanin.