The film is dedicated to the 200th anniversary of the Bolshoi Theater of the USSR. 1h -History of the Bolshoi Theater. Concerts, operas on the stage of the theater. c / t plans: Moscow, 1925 A.V. Nezhdanova and others on the podium in front of the Bolshoi Theater during a demonstration dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the founding of the theater. 2h - Rehearsals. The work of the chief director Yuri Simonov. Performance by artist E.E. Nesterenko as Salieri in N.A. Rimsky-Korsakov's "Mozart and Salieri". A.P. Ognivtsev in the Melodiya recording studio. 3h - Rehearsals of the performances "Sadko", "Ivan Susanin", etc. Performances by Galina Ulanova, M.P. Maksakova, E. Maksimova. c / t plans: 1958 N.A. Obukhov and I.S. Kozlovsky sing the romance "Crazy Nights" to the accompaniment of A.M. Ivanov-Kramskoy. 4h - Maris Liepa and other celebrities at rehearsals.