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Mariinsky Theatre Concert Hall

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Pisareva st., 20 | Entrance from Dekabristov Street, 37, St. Petersburg 190121, Russia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Mariinsky II : this new, modern addition (linked to the old Mariinsky theatre by a covered glass bridge going over the Kryukov canal) is stunning. Glass façade, glass staircases, great modern architecture, and above all splendid acoustics! This new stage is considered to be one...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank ginsengNewYork
Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

The Mariinsky Theatre is supposedly revered in St Petersburg and is often sold out as it’s considered a distinguished night out by the locals. I had wanted to see a ballet or opera here on my visit and was lucky enough to secure one of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank barbarossavich
Reviewed 14 November 2018

We had to use our connections to get tickets to the show at Mariinsky but lucky enough we managed to get two balcony seats bang opposite the stage. I was speechless the moment I entered the theatre and started clicking pics. The seats, the balcony...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Masood-Kheraluwala
Reviewed 6 November 2018

We opted for the far less touristy Marinksy option - the modern concert hall, built on the site of the old costume warehouse. Amazing acoustics, beautiful building,comfortable seats at great prices and, if the concert we went to (Rachmaninoff) is representative, a venue for wonderful...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sailorsabroad
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Worst experience ever. The staff the ladies wearing in black they were mean and extremely rude. They refused to help. Ignored us completely when we asked about the way out. She just looked at us and said i dont know with a sarcastic smile. Another...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tanit R
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

. We watched "Paquita".. As mentioned in the title, it was my first time to a ballet.. So, i won't give my opinion in the show cause i don't know what's good & what's better.. But for me i found it nice, & enjoyed my...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

I started scouting for ballet performance tickets 3 months prior to my visit from the Mariinsky theatre website. The lineup of shows were not even confirmed at that point of time, but guests have the option to sign up to receive priority notification, which i...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jesuislafille
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We arrived ever so slightly late to a piano recital and expected to have to wait until an appropriate interval to enter. Our seats were on level 5 in the top section. To our surprise we were let in during the first piece, but people...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank maton1
Reviewed 26 August 2018

It is easy to book tickets online from UK and I would strongly advise you to do so, as tickets for this venue are sold out well in advance during the summer months. They will often offer you pick up and drop back when you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank dragongeorge
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Wonderful theater.. I loved everything about it and love every minute of the show .. just amazing.. and great

Date of experience: August 2018
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John R
1 May 2018|
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Response from 330fran_oisep |
Hi, the theatre has a website, with all the programs, you can have the informations in English and book through the site. Be careful to pick a ballet in the old theatre if you can, and avoid the fake Mariinsky websites... More
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Response from thicket123 | Reviewed this property |
There is no formal attire unless it's a big gala. I was surprised it was not more dressy. The Russians are there for the music and dressing up, at least when I attended, was not mandatory. I wore a simple sweater dress and... More