In accordance with the latest revision of Decree No 121 of the City of St Petersburg Government, as from 30 October 2021 when attending the theatre it will be a mandatory requirement to present a QR-code detailing a completed course of vaccination against the coronavirus infection, a QR-code detailing any infection suffered or a medical certificate confirming exemption from vaccination.
Dear Guests, please note that there have been amendments to guidelines for attending the theatre during the period of the pandemic.
As from 30 October, in accordance with the latest revision of Decree No 121 of the City of St Petersburg Government, on entering the theatre one of the following certificates must be presented:
— a QR-code detailing a completed course of vaccination against the coronavirus infection;
— a QR-code detailing any infection suffered (confirming that no more than 6 (six) months have passed from the moment of recovery);
— a medical certificate confirming exemption from vaccination
Today, 19 October, the Mariinsky Theatre is inviting all fans of classical dance to celebrate World Ballet Day together, with a marathon of live broadcasts that is hosted on an annual basis by opera houses throughout the world. Online events have been planned via the Mariinsky Theatre’s accounts on YouTube, VKontakte and Facebook
The Mariinsky Theatre has announced the playbill for the first half of November. Next month will see the first major premiere of the season – on 10 November at the Mariinsky II there will be a performance of Hector Berlioz' opera Benvenuto Cellini staged by Alexei Frandetti, a recipient of Russia's Golden Mask theatre prize. Frandetti's version has been inspired by the era of Italian neo-realism in cinema – particularly the films of Federico Fellini. The sets have been designed by Vyacheslav Okunev and the costumes by Viktoria Sevryukova
The Mariinsky Orchestra is setting out on a four-day tour of Europe. On 16 and 17 October the orchestra will be performing in Munich. Here, for the first time, it will be appearing at the recently-opened Isarphilharmonie concert hall which this season became the new home of the Münchner Philharmoniker
October 20–31, 2021
The International Organ Festival is being held at the Mariinsky Theatre for the ninth time. Musicians from Russia, Germany, France, Poland and Austria are to present rich and varied organ music programmes, encompassing repertoire from the Baroque to the present day