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Mariinskiy-2

Bldg. A ul. Dekabristov 34 | State Academic Mariinskiy Theatre, St. Petersburg 190000, Russia
+7 812 326-41-41
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Has almost converted me to liking opera

It is hard to draw a distinction between the performance and the building since each influences the... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2018
NAJB
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Suffolk
Rigoletto

Mariinskiy-2 is a fantastic building with one of the best acoustics in the world! The quality of... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
irina j
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London, United Kingdom
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Bldg. A ul. Dekabristov 34 | State Academic Mariinskiy Theatre, St. Petersburg 190000, Russia
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

It is hard to draw a distinction between the performance and the building since each influences the other. We thought that it would be a big omission to visit StP and not attend a performance at one of the Mariinskiy theatres. We decided we would...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Mariinskiy-2 is a fantastic building with one of the best acoustics in the world! The quality of the performance is simply outstanding. I’ve seen this opera in Covent Garden in London but enjoyed this production even more. Not to mention the price of the tickets....More

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Reviewed 17 March 2018

A splendid building--the absolutely stunning, back-lit wall of onyx panels, the superb acoustics, the ultra-modern stage machinery, the lovely smell of wood as you step inside the auditorium, the tasteful furnishings, the lovely crystal lights make it one the most beautiful opera houses in the...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Idea to go out for an opera came to my mind so late there were not many options to choose from and Adriana Lecouvreur definitely didn't occur to be one of my top favourites. But experience, of course, was excellent. This new Mariinskiy-2 theatre is...More

Thank Antti P
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Reviewed 20 December 2017

The chance to see the Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker performed by the Mariinsky Ballet in St. Petersburg was too great of an opportunity to pass up. When planning our trip to St. Petersburg, my boyfriend and I saw this would be happening during our time there, so...More

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Reviewed 7 December 2017

I had read there were no bad seats in Mariinskiy 2 but I am very sad to report that I found a bad seat and could not enjoy the ballet because I could jot see much of the stage. The first 3 or 4 rows...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

The Mariinsky Stage 2 is famed for its acoustics. Unfortunately, as well as allowing the sound of the orchestra to reach all corners of the auditorium the chatting, and rustling of papers of the audience are also as clear as a bell. I was put...More

Thank Mark T
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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

This modern, newly built theater is the project of Russian maestro conductor Gerghiev. He was conducting the magnificent concert we attended. You can easily book tickets on the internet. If you a classical music fans I strongly recommend you attend a concert there. The architecture...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2017

I visited St.Petersburg during the festival "Stars of the White Nights" and it was one of the most memorable cultural experiences of my life. It was the first time I've visited Mariinsky-2 Opera house, and it was wonderful. Constructed according to the highest world standards,...More

Thank Israel S
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Reviewed 7 July 2017

Note that the stall boxes are not actually a balcony. Rather, they're on the same level (or slightly above) the orchestra-level seats.

Thank Emily M
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