The Mariinsky Theatre mourns the loss of Britain's Graham Vick, one of the most celebrated opera directors of our time, an extraordinary and influential artist and master of his art. His bold works – at times provocative in their effect – spoke out to audiences about important and painful themes
This year Mariinsky Theatre prima ballerina Ekaterina Kondaurova celebrates an artistic anniversary: twenty years ago she joined the Mariinsky Ballet – and very quickly she made a name for herself thanks to the brilliant ballets of William Forsythe. The ballerina's gala will take place on 6 July at the New Mariinsky Theatre
This multi-genre production is being staged by Golden Mask recipient Maxim Petrov, while the costumes have been created by Uldus Bakhtiozina, an "ambassador of Slavonic aesthetics in Europe". Maestro Valery Gergiev will be conducting.
Renard. Mavra. Le Baiser de la fée – under this title the Mariinsky Theatre is launching a production comprising works by Igor Stravinsky from the 1920s. The premiere performances are to take place at the Mariinsky-II on 11 and 14 July. The project was conceived as part of Valery Gergiev's plan for a Year of Stravinsky at the Mariinsky Theatre