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Visit to the backstage of Mariinsky or Mikhailovsky theatre

Duration: 3 hours

 

Days off: Tuesday, last Friday of month

 

Overview 
Saint-Petersburg is called a cultural capital of Russia for many reasons, and one of them is rich and interesting theatre life. Here you can find more than 100 theaters and all kinds of performances - drama and comedy, ballet and opera, and many many others. During the tour, our guide will show you St. Petersburg State Museum of Theatre and Music which is located in the building of the former Imperial Theatres Management, erected in the 1st half of the 19 century by the great architect Carlo Rossi. In the museum you can see portraits of famous theatre men of the past, theatre designs by well-known artists, posters, manuscripts, theatre props, set models - everything that will help you to imagine the legendary drama and musical productions which no longer exist. Also you have a unique chance to visit a backstage of Mariinsky theatre! In the middle of the 19th century ballet of Mariinsky Theater (also known as the Kirov Theater in the USSR) was the world leader. And it is still the leader now. Such great ballet dancers as Anna Pavlova, Matilda Kshesinskaya, Olga Spesivtseva, Rudolph Nureyev, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Vatslav Nizhinsky, Galina Ulanova were principal stars of the Mariinsky ballet.Opened in 1860, it became the preeminent music theatre of late 19th century Russia, where many of the stage masterpieces of Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky, and Rimsky-Korsakov received their premieres.

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