The famous actor and Director died on Monday. Today, the Chekhov Moscow art theatre ceremony of farewell to Oleg Tabakov. As it became known, the honored worker of arts will be buried at Novodevichy cemetery.
At the beginning of the week film fans were shocked by the sad news. Was an outstanding artist Oleg Tabakov. The actor was in the hospital in late November last year. According to the journalists, the star was disconnected from life support systems. Had information that the actor and Director had a heart attack. Relatives refuse to discuss this subject and accept condolences.
In the Chekhov Moscow art theatre, where today farewell to Tabakov, all in mourning. This week the performances were cancelled. To the building of cultural institutions fans bring flowers. At 9 a.m. on Thursday began the farewell with a star of theatre and cinema. Hundreds of people came to see the artist, all of the fans of the master lined up to Kamergersky lane. Tabakov will be buried at the Central alley of the cemetery. At 12 o’clock will begin a memorial service.
Among those who offered condolences to the family of Oleg Pavlovich was Alexander Kalyagin, Valery Fokin, Fedor Bondarchuk, Konstantin Bogomolov, Yuri Rost, Vladimir Mashkov, Mikhail Boyarsky, the speaker of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin, Vera Alentova, Anastasia Zavorotnyuk, Sergei Bezrukov, Ekaterina Guseva, Vladimir Menshov, Olga Ostroumova, Valentin Gaft, Ivan Urgant, Renata Litvinova, Daria Moroz, Igor Vernik and Edgard Zapashny. Friends and colleagues of the Director trying to maintain his widow Marina Zudin. The wife of the artist sitting in the front row in dark glasses, with her actor sons Paul and Anthony, and 11-year-old daughter Masha.
Fans Tabakov quickly pass across the stage, saying goodbye to him. At the tomb of the artist alternately standing guard of artists is Philip Yankovsky, Mikhail Boyarskiy, Konstantin Khabensky, Maxim Matveev and others. Hall of the theater filled with people. Show pictures of Oleg Pavlovich in different images, the scene can be seen not only wreaths but also baskets with fresh flowers.
To say goodbye with the master arrived and Vice-Premier of the Russian government Olga Golodets. Previously, she called the death star an irreplaceable loss for Russian art. “Oleg Tabakov – the greatest actor of our time, a consummate artist and an outstanding theatre Director, talented teacher who trained a galaxy of native artists of the first magnitude. Popularly favorite, amazingly thin, able to be completely different and always charming, Oleg Pavlovich, retained the high performance almost to the last days,” – said Golodets. Conduct of the master in the last path came the mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin.
11:15 a Memorial service was opened by Igor zolotovitski. “Dear Oleg Pavlovich, we all love you very much. Very. All gathered here,” – said the rector of School-studios of MKHAT. Then the word takes Olga Golodets. According to her, after the death of the apostles came the “terrible emptiness”.
11:24 Vladimir Medinsky: “tobacco was native to all citizens of our country as a member of the family, which is known by two words, the tone and allowed in the house.”
11:40 , Visitors are asked not to linger to allow others to say goodbye to Oleg Pavlovich. In the theater two queues – one for friends and colleagues Tabakov, the other for fans.
11:50 His condolences to the relatives of Oleg Pavlovich bring actor and Director Sergei Yursky, art historian Irina Antonova, actress Svetlana Nemolyaeva, Konstantin Ernst, with his wife Sophia. They approach a coffin in turn.
11:57 Some published photos of the service in social networks, including actor Stanislav Sadalsky.
12:04 appeared In the hall Vladimir Spivakov. Fyodor Bondarchuk came to say goodbye to the master along with Paulina Andreeva, made in the troupe of the Chekhov Moscow art theater.
12:08 came On stage theatre critic Anatoly Smelyansky. “This event changed my life. We together with Oleg worked together for probably forty years… for Exactly the same place in may 2000, I stood on the stage the last journey accompanied Oleg Nikolayevich [Ephraim]. As rhyme… Today bid farewell to Junior Oleg, who joined the majority,” says a colleague Tabakov. At the end of his speech Smila turned to the master. “Goodbye and I’m sorry,” he said.
12:14 of the Artists of the theater “Contemporary”, headed by Galina Volchek also brought her bouquets of flowers.
12:22 mark Zakharov, and other actors “Lenkoma” has brought condolences to the relatives of Tabakov.
12:24 Sergei Yursky: “Bitterness and pain filled that day for thousands, maybe hundreds of thousands of people. Five months Oleg was in this disease, it is difficult to imagine how he suffered. Suffered and we are.” According to the actor, his colleague “had some fun with my infirmity”.
12:28 the Flowers brought Irina Miroshnichenko and Oleg Menshikov.
12:33 early in the morning Oleg Tabakov also recall in the Network. So, Dmitry Nazarov published a poem dedicated to the master:
To mourn about the past – not a problem,
We are very late to understand
That film life ever
Love to be shy and love –
In life you have to say
So as not to regret all the time.
Do not save bunches of words
Don’t need the memory of their plunder,
In fact, as noted by tobacco,
Love with a cherry should be.
12:39 the orchestra conducted by people’s artist of the USSR Yuri Bashmet.
12:45 mark Zakharov: “This is the most fun person I knew in the theater world. I never saw him frowning. When he shot me in the TV movie “12 chairs”, it was unforgettable. I told him: “we Need buying men’s tears”. And he said, “what eyes? And when?” I said, “From the left. In the third act.” And he did, it’s not just an acting technique, the whole Oleg”.
12:53 Alexander Shirvindt: “I’m sitting here, thinking: “But Oleg Pavlovich so, without thinking, jealous more powerful than all”. Its strength is that it is so categorically beautiful, that much we knew, always wondered his actions and decisions”.
12:59 of the coffin approached, Dmitry Peskov. Press Secretary of the Russian President bowed and quickly left. After him with the star of the movie theatre and said goodbye to Naina Yeltsin.
13:03 the Word was given to Professor of the School-Studio of MKHAT Anna Petrova. She called the actor “an extraordinary boy.” All of those wishing to bring flowers to the grave Tabakov does not decrease.
13:07 Irina Miroshnichenko: “Crying heart, crying soul, crying people, crying scene, which he did. I think that we still do not understand the degree of trouble. Stunned and lost three theatres, three orchestras – the Moscow art theatre, “Snuff box” and his school. We lost a genius that is born once in a century”.
13:22 Actor Avangard Leontiev read the poem “August” by Boris Pasternak.
13:25 Veniamin Smekhov about Tabakova: “It’s a way not prosaic, and poetic. This phenomenon, rhymed by God.”
13:35 President Vladimir Putin with a large bouquet of flowers. The head of state stood near the coffin, then crossed himself and walked over to the Marina Suginoi. After talking with the widow of the artist, Putin stood up, bowed and left.
13:42 the time on stage, playing Vladimir Menshov. “He was exceptionally favored by fate. Usually such people are very frivolous, but he always felt a responsibility to his happy fate. He taught his disciples to be hard and take life hard. He knew how easy it is to fly from the heights to which lifts you life,” shared the actor and Director.
13:51 Vladimir Putin has left the Moscow art theatre named after Chekhov. To say goodbye to Tabakov also there have arrived sportsmen of club “Spartak” for which he was ill for several decades.
13:53 Sergei Bezrukov: “We, of course, were orphaned. This is a serious blow. And we now have another demand: we will try to be students of Tabakov”.
13:54 It took Marina Zudina. “I want to thank him for the years of incredible happiness and lightness, children and love. Thank you for disciples who now support me, friends who are close to me. I’m not alone. Yesterday we talked with people close to him and said that now our every action, we will be weighed against the fact, and as if he did, and that came up with it. It is, of course, a very high starting point. Oleg, dear, thank you, the last time I told you lot of words, but I want to say with this scene. I really loved you your whole life and will love,” said the widow of the artist.
13:58 Vladimir Mashkov: “Thank you, great teacher that gave us a destiny. And I’m sorry I was lame when he asked you to stay on earth.”
14:00 Evgeny Mironov: “Oleg Pavlovich is smiling right now. Say, “Stop this nonsense, go take care of business.” He gave us that acting is not a profession, a way of being in life.” The actor could not restrain his emotions during the speech and wept. “Love you,” with these words, the artist turned to his teacher.
14:10 zolotovitski announced the completion of the Requiem.
14:50 the coffin with the body of Oleg Tabakov was carried out of the theater to thunderous applause from the crowd that lasted about 20 minutes. According to Igor ‘ Zolotovitskiy, the funeral procession will leave for the cemetery.