Our privacy policy was last updated on Friday 31 January 2020View it hereDismiss
Sign in
Bachtrack logo
Home
What's on
Reviews
Articles
Video
Site
EventsReviewsArticlesVideo

Guide to Classical Music, Opera and Dance in Saint Petersburg

Upcoming eventsSee more...

St PetersburgBeethoven’s Ninth Symphony

Beethoven: Symphony no. 9 in D minor "Choral", Op.125
Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra; Christian Knapp; Maria Bayankina; Yekaterina Sergeyeva; Sergei Semishkur; Mikhail Petrenko

St PetersburgLucia di Lammermoor

Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor
Mikhail Sinkevich; Andrea de Rosa; Mariinsky Opera; Simone Mannino; Alessandro Lai; Alexey Markov; Albina Shagimuratova

St PetersburgAll of Tchaikovsky’s romances: first evening

Tchaikovsky: Songs: selection
Soloists from the Mariinsky Academy of Young Singers; Larissa Gergieva

St PetersburgGiselle

Adam: Giselle
Jean Coralli; Jules Perrot; Marius Petipa; Mariinsky Ballet; Nadezhda Batoeva; Timur Askerov; Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra
Latest reviewsSee more...

The epitome of Russianness: Boris Godunov at the Mariinsky

Edem Umerov (Boris) © Natasha Razina | State Academic Mariinsky Theatre
In Tarkovsky's venerable production, the Mariinsky orchestra and chorus are brilliant – but too brilliant for their soloists, including two replacement Borises for an indisposed Mikhail Petrenko.
***11
Read more

Intoxicating, mystic, sacred, profane

Sergei Aleksashkin (Ivan) © Natasha Razina | State Academic Mariinsky Theatre
Rodion Shchedrin's opera mixes singing, choreography and storytelling to lend a potent sacred and mystic overlay to Nikolai Leskov's folk tale.
*****
Read more

Netrebko takes on Adriana Lecouvreur at the Mariinsky

Anna Netrebko (Adriana) © Valentin Baranovsky | State Academic Mariinsky Theatre
Isabelle Patriot-Pieri's new production is a quirky mix of traditional and the opposite; Netrebko shows her star quality; Eyvasov impresses.
****1
Read more

The Mariinsky celebrate Stravinsky's 135th

Mariinsky Concert Hall © David Karlin | Bachtrack Ltd
Valery Gergiev and the Mariinsky Orchestra celebrate Stravinsky with a gala that closes with an outstanding Firebird; young talent blooms in A Soldier's Tale
****1
Read more