Photo of the Bolshoi Theatre is always spectacular, naturally. Large beautiful building built in the Empire style. The building, as we see it today, was built and opened in the year 1825. The history of its construction is interesting. Originally in the competition for the construction of a dozen participated the most famous architects of Russia, but no project like the Commission. Another contest was organized, which won the project Professor of Imperial Academy of Arts and. (A). Mikhailova. But counting the costs, it was decided that the project is too expensive and the project was handed over to the architect. AND. Beauvais. It retains the basic proportions, swapping finish and reduce the size of the building. The project was approved in the year 1821.
According to the plan of O.i. Beauvais Bolshoi Theatre was supposed to be the new centre of the new Moscow, which is rebuilding after the fire of 1812 onwards.
In 2005 year the big Theatre (his main stage) was closed for reconstruction and the building was closed forests more than 6 years. New opening of the theatre took place on October 28, 2011 year.