The Mariinsky Theatre is dedicating a series of events during the XXVII Stars of the White Nights Music Festival to Hector Berlioz, marking 150 years since the French composer's death
The International Mariinsky Far East Festival, Vladivostok will be held from July 24 to August 9, 2019 on the Primorsky Stage of the Mariinsky Theatre
Due to injury, Mariinsky Ballet Principal Dancer Vladimir Shklyarov's gala concert on 8 June at the Mariinsky II has been cancelled and instead there will be a performance of the ballet Swan Lake with a star cast in the lead roles; Mariinsky Ballet Prima Ballerina Viktoria Tereshkina will be appearing as Odette-Odile accompanied by Mariinsky Ballet Principal Dancer Xander Parish.
Tickets remain valid. New date for Vladimir Shklyarov's gala concert TBA.
On 3 and 5 June Valery Gergiev will be conducting the Mariinsky Symphony Orchestra at the Dresdner Musikfestspiele. The concerts form part of the Russian Seasons international cultural programme, to be held in Germany in 2019
On 1 June as part of the XXVII Stars of the White Nights Music Festival the Concert Hall of the Mariinsky Theatre will host a premiere of Richard Wagner's opera Tannhäuser conducted by Valery Gergiev. The Mariinsky Theatre has invited stage director Vyacheslav Starodubtsev and set designer Pyotr Okunev to work on the new production, both having brilliantly assimilated the space of the Concert Hall for two recent opera premieres – Mozart and Salieri and Kashchey the Immortal